Tactical instructor / USA
Richard Rodgers has been a law enforcement officer for 17 years. He currently holds the rank of Captain and is a Division Commander with the Grandview, MO Police Department. Richard has been a member of a Special Weapons And Tactics (S.W.A.T.) team for 14 years and has served as a member of the Perimeter Team, Entry Team and Team Leader. Richard currently serves as the S.W.A.T. Team Commander. He has planned and participated in numerous tactical operations including High Risk and Unknown Risk Warrant Service, Armed Barricaded Subject Operations, Hostage Rescue and Vehicle Take Downs.
Richard has earned a BS degree in Criminal Justice Administration and is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy, class 252. He is certified as a Missouri POST Generalist Instructor and as an AR-15 / M16 Armorer.