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Matt Mallory

Matt’s experience with weapons and personal protection began at a very young age while growing up in the small Village of Cayuga, NY. He started honing his skills with BB/pellet guns/pistols, re-curve bows and arrows, blowguns, knives, hatchets, machetes, sling shots and even spears while frog gigging.

Experiences and Positions

  • United States Army Veteran
  • New York State Law Enforcement Officer with multiple departments
  • NY Law Enforcement Instructor teaching at LE academies for new recruits and providing annual in-service training for currently sworn officers
  • Region 4 Director of the NY State Constable Association
  • Pro Staff for Laser Ammo and Angel Armor
  • Pistol Permit Safety Course instructor for over 24 New York Counties
  • Founder and Lead Instructor of Public Safety and Education (PS&Ed)
  • Major in the United States Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol
    • Former Central New York Group Deputy Commander and Syracuse Cadet Squadron Commander
    • Founder and Commander of the annual Rifles and Ropes Bivouac
    • Flight Crew Mission Observer for Emergency Services and Counter Drug Missions
  • Founder and Director of his Neighborhood Watch
  • Former Boy Scouts of America Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun Merit Badge Counselor and Range Safety Officer

Licenses and Certifications

  • New York State DCJS Certified Defensive Tactics (DT), General Topics (GT), and ASR/Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) Instructor
  • Armament Systems and Procedures, Inc. (ASP)
    • Certified Expandable Baton Instructor
    • Certified Handcuffing Instructor
    • Certified Flashlight Instructor
  • Safariland Training Group
    • Certified OC (Oleoresin Capsicum) Instructor
    • Certified Haitt Tactical Handcuffing Instructor
  • Sabre/Security Equipment Corporation (SEC)
    • Certified Personal Safety Academy Instructor (pepper spray)
  • Utah State Certified Concealed Firearms Instructor
  • National Rifle Association (NRA)
    • Appointed Training Counselor (Train the Trainer)
    • Appointed Regional Counselor for RTBV (Train the Trainer)
    • Certified Instructor in the disciplines of
      • Pistol Shooting
      • Rifle Shooting
      • Shotgun Shooting
      • Personal Protection in the Home (PPITH)
      • Personal Protection outside the Home (PPOTH)
      • Refuse to be a Victim (RTBV)
      • Home Firearm Safety
      • Metallic Cartridge Reloading
      • Shotgun Shell Reloading
      • Muzzleloading
    • Certified Chief Range Safety Officer
    • Recruiter
  • United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA)
    • Certified Training Counselor (Train the Trainer)
    • Certified Instructor
    • Recruiter
  • Utah State Certified Concealed Firearms Instructor
  • United States Air National Guard Chief Range Officer and Range Safety Officer
  • LSU Site Protection through Observational Techniques (SPOT) Instructor
  • TSU Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events Train-the-Trainer
  • New York State
    • Sworn NY Law Enforcement Officer
    • Licensed Armed Security Guard
    • Licensed Notary Public
    • Boater Safety Course Instructor
    • NY Driver Point and Insurance Reduction Program (PIRP) Instructor
    • Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
      • Certified Hunter Education Instructor
      • Licensed Safe and Avid Fisherman and Hunter for both small and large game
  • Federal Communications Commission Certified Technician Class Amateur Radio (HAM) Operator
  • American Red Cross, Adult and Pediatrics First Aid/CPR/AED Certified
  • 24-Hour HAZWOPER/ERT Certification
  • New York, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Florida, and Utah Full Carry Pistol Permit Holder
  • United States Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, Certified Radio Operator, Mission Radio Operator, Communications Unit Leader and former CNY Group Communications Officer

Education and Training

  • New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)
    • Firearms Instructor Certification (FIC) Course
    • Patrol Rifle Operator (PRO) Course
    • Tactical Shotgun Course
    • CED (Conducted Electrical Device) TASER User Course
    • Law Enforcement Firearms Training
    • Peace Officer Academy
  • New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO)
    • Initial Response to Active Shooters (IRAS) Course
    • Emergency Vehicle Defensive Driving (EVDD) Operators Course (EVOC)
    • Site Protection through Observational Techniques (SPOT), Student Course
    • ICS-300 Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Department of State
    • 47 hour armed guard initial firearms course
    • Numerous eight hour security guard courses over many years
    • 16 hour on-the-job security guard training
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    • IS-00100.LEb – Introduction to the Incident Command System for Law Enforcement (ICS-100)
    • IS-00100.a – Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100)
    • IS-00200.a – ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
    • IS-00700.a – National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
    • IS-00800.B – National Response Framework, An Introduction
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
    • Basic Wildland Search Skills Course
  • Investigating Animal Cruelty – New York State Humane Association and Broome County Sheriff’s Office
  • Many Civil Air Patrol courses in search and rescue both on a ground team and flight crew along with graduating from the CAP Ranger Survival School in Pennsylvania
  • Active Shooter, TASER, OC, Baton, Riot Control, and Handcuff Training as end user
  • Training in the US Army in Hand-to-Hand Combat
  • Krav Maga, Karate, Taekwondo, and Wrestling
  • New York State Boating Safety Certification

Qualifications and Competitions

  • Law Enforcement Distinguished Expert with Pistol
  • United States Army Expert Certifications in Rifle and Grenade
  • International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA)
  • Glock Sport Shooting Foundation (GSSF)
  • United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) competitor
  • National Rifle Association Marksman Certification in Rifle
  • National Rifle Association Sharpshooter Certification in Shotgun
  • Project Appleseed Qualified as Sharpshooter

Affiliations and Memberships

  • National Rifle Association Life Member
  • USCCA Member
  • NY State Constable Association Director
  • Glock Sport Shooting Foundation (GSSF) Member
  • Syracuse Pistol Club Board Member
  • Nedrow Sportsmen’s Club Member
  • And a handful of other ranges in the CNY area