Specialty Courses: CCW Defense Tactics
Kenny has studied a variety of disciplines including boxing, wrestling, Jujitsu (the gentle way), Taser and impact weapons. He has over 30 years LE instructor experience. As part of his LE experience he has received certification from the FBI and the State of California as a weaponless defense instructor. As part of this certification study included ground fighting, weapon retention, weapon take away, and knife defense. Kenny also has state certification in a variety of impact weapons that include straight stick, ASP baton, side handle baton and short billi. Kenny's students have been from both the patrol/SWAT and jail sides of the industry. He has also trained LE volunteer staff.
Kenny began his career as a deputy assigned to the jail. He was promoted to a position on patrol after approximately two years. After less than a year he went to the Hill patrol as a Resident Deputy. His assignment post was on the Tahoe National Forest where he resides today. He was promoted to Sergeant 26 years ago, and recently retired as a Sergeant. He was assigned to Search and Rescue and Technical Rescue Team early in his career. While there, he became a recovery diver, white water technician, and gained high and low angle rope experience that included rescue work from helicopters. Along with certification as a diver, white water tech he is a graduate of the National Search and Rescue school and the States Search Mangement course. His team has been recognized by State OES and the Oceanid Co. for services in flood and in white water rescue.