ABOUT

RYAN BARNETTE - OWNER / INSTRUCTOR

BIO & CREDENTIALS

  • 10+ YEAR VETERAN OF MINDEN POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • HIRED BY MINDEN POLICE DEPARTMENT - MAY 6TH, 2008
  • GRADUATED CADDO PARISH REGIONAL TRAINING ACADEMY (LOUISIANA P.O.S.T. CERTIFIED) AUGUST 11, 2008
  • WORKED UNIFORM PATROL FOR 8 YEARS
  • PROMOTED TO OFFICER FIRST CLASS, 2010
  • CERTIFIED IN CRIMINAL PATROL, 2011
  • PROMOTED TO SERGEANT IN, 2012
  • WORKED AS A PATROL SUPERVISOR UNTIL 2016
  • HIGHWAY / DRUG INTERDICTION CERTIFIED, 2012
  • SWAT CERTIFIED, 2012
  • MEMBER OF THE MINDEN POLICE SPECIAL RESPONSE TEAM (SRT) SINCE 2013
  • CERTIFIED AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT, ACTIVE SHOOTER EMERGENCY RESPONSE INSTRUCTOR, 2014
  • TRANSFERRED FROM PATROL INTO THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION, 2016
  • COMPLETED TACTICAL MEDICAL TRAINING FOR FIRST RESPONDERS, 2017
  • PROMOTED TO LIEUTENANT, 2017
  • BECAME TACTICAL RESPONSE ALUMNI - FIGHTING PISTOL WITH JAMES YEAGER, 2017
  • BECAME A NRA CERTIFIED HANDGUN AND LOUISIANA CONCEALED CARRY INSTRUCTOR, 2017
  • COMPLETED “WAY OF THE PISTOL” AT TACTICAL RESPONSE, 2018