Instructors for Shield Force
Instructor Coombes has over 9 years of experience in Law Enforcement and is a Missouri POST certified Instructor in numerous disciplines. His passion is to serve others and share his experiences and knowledge to instill confidence in other people. He has unfortunately had to deal with victims first hand on too many occasions, and because of this he was inspired to create Shield Force International. To help train and educate people on how to better protect themselves and their families.
Instructor Mike Sayre has 30+ years experience with the Los Angeles Police Department. He severed in many areas during his career to build a wide range of experience which ultimately led to being an Instructor for the Los Angeles Police Academy, and later Supervised and coordinated a Leadership Program for the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Mike served as a supervisor during several large scale events such as the LA Riots, LA Earth Quake, Fires, Y2K, and other natural and man-made events.
In addition to his time with the Los Angeles Police Department. He has been an Instructor at Moorpark Community College for over 30 years in their Criminal Justice Department, and Instructed the Leadership class in USC's Delinquency Control Institute for 8 years.
Tactical Operations Instructor
Instructor Lawson has 20 years in Law Enforcement, 8 of which were served on a full time Special Response Team. He has a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice and is a Missouri POST Generalist Instructor and specializes in Tactical Operations training. Lawson is also a Military Veteran who proudly served his country.