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Basic Pistol class for permit anytime by appointment
Call Ken @ 860 691-0650

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Niantic CT 06357
(860) 691-0650
Cell (860) 204-1140
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Certified Protection Professional, American Society Industrial Security
Expert Witness for Police and Security use of force and training issues
Graduate of John Jay Security Management Inst., Manhattan NY
Adjunct Instructor, Bard College, Annandale NY
Past President, New York State, Nat. Asso. Chiefs of Police
Chairman Firearms Committee, Nat. Asso. Chiefs of Police
Past VP American Society Industrial Security, Mid Hudson Region
Director, NY State DCJS School # 11
NRA Master Training Counselor
Benefactor NRA
Investigator and Executive Protection Specialist
Charter Member Am. Soc. of Law Enforcement Trainers
Past Member Dutchess Co. Criminal Justice Council
Director of US Operations, GPSI Executive Protection Ltd.
Author of Published Articles, LEAA, Security Management, Chiefs of Police
And ASLET Trainer.
Guest lecturer  Harvard University School of Public Health, Firearms Safety.


Certified Police Officer, DCJS class of 1982, 96% G.P. AV.
Deputy Sheriff Dutchess County, 1982-1988
Police Officer and D.T. Instructor, Millbrook NY 1988-90
Police Officer and T.O., Fishkill NY 1990-92
NY State Park Police Officer Palisades Div. 1992-93
NY State Park Police Officer Taconic Div. 1993-96

Homeland Security CERT Instructor
Connecticut State Certified, Blue Card, Gold Card, Security Instructor.
NY State Certified Instructor for Bail Enforcement Officer
Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor
NY State DCJS Firearms Instructor, (Security)
Smith & Wesson Armored Car Firearms Instructor
NRA Master Training Counselor
NRA Firearms Instructor
Defensive Tactics Instructor
PR 24 Baton Instructor
ASP Expandable Baton Instructor
Instructor Trainer for Monadnock MEB Baton
Chemical Weapon Instructor Trainer
Use of Force Instructor, Federal Level
SCAR/HCS Instructor


Supervised staff of Instructors training over five thousand students in armed and unarmed security guard classes.
Chief of Security for Pagones, Vs Mason Maddox Sharpton,
Consultant to Mall Management, Security issues
Store Detective for Major National retail clothing outlet
Personal Protection for Political persons and Movie Stars
Managed Site Security for Movie Locations, sets.
Consultant Trainer for major Colleges (3)
Trained IBM Corp.  Drivers &  Ex. Pro. agents in firearms use

US Navy, Korean War, Salvage Diver, (Men of Honor) Petty Officer 2nd,
earned nine medals and awards and two battle stars.


Twenty years with NCR Corp. started as field engineer, promoted through four levels to District Manager, Southern NY District, duties included supervision of four levels of management and 150 field engineers.
Took early retirement in 1978.

CEO of S.A.F.E inc & Universal Cash Register
Basic Pistol class, for CT permit,  Anytime by appointment   @ East Lyme CT  or call me @ 860 691-0650

NRA Pistol Instructor class offered by SAFE

Date:  Monthly, call for date    860 691-0650

 Niantic Ct 06357

Start time: 8:00 AM Saturday 9:00 AM Sunday

Training fee: $295.00 Please send $100.00 now to Me at address on bottom of flyer to guarantee space in this class

 Bring the family, local points of interest, Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods Casinos. Mystic Seaport for non gamblers. Great views along CT coastline.

Class will start at 8:00 AM on Saturday. The total hours required for

this training are 16. The class consists of two parts: Six hours of

Basic Instructor training and followed by 10 hours of Pistol

Instructor training. There is a test to be completed at conclusion of

each part. You must score 90% on each. You will, if you go to the

manuals, for answers to questions on each test. This is an open book

test and no reason for anyone not to pass.

At some point you will be vetted for present knowledge on Pistol and

revolver. This will consist of three parts plus student test.

1. Safe loading and unloading of Pistol & revolvers.

2. Clearing (safely) common stoppages

3. Shooting 20 shots total on a nine inch target at 15 yards. Maximum spread on target is 6 inches. Please bring eye and ear protection. 20 + rounds of ammo. Please comply with all laws concerning transporting of firearms.

At the successful conclusion of this class I will sign off on your

application to NRA Headquarter. This is required as you will be

certified by home office upon my approval. There is a small

Fee involved paid directly to the NRA.

Cancellation not made within 30 days of class date, deposit will not be refunded, we will credit you for future class.


Ken Wilkinson NRA Master Training Counselor

Niantic CT 06357

860.691-0650 E dress



CT required Annual training for Armed Guards, BEA’s and Bondsmen

Date:  By appointment

Time: start at 8:00 AM

Training fee; $150.00


Details: I am in receipt of a letter from the State of Ct. Dept. of Emergency Services and Public Protection Division of State Police, Special Licensing & Firearms Unit. It directs as follows:

Under the Ct General Statue, chapter 533a, Section 29-152m,29-152n and the regulations os State Agencies Section 29-152-o,

All armed security officers, bail enforcement agents, professional bondsmen and surety bondsmen shall successfully complete a yearly refresher course approved by the commissioner of Public Safety. This includes four hours of classroom , a written exam and range qualification with the firearm(s) to be carried on the job.

If you wish to meet your obligation of compliance for annual training please contact me to enroll. Also if you need the pre employment training for Blue Card or Gold Card call me for details.

Ken Wilkinson, Firearms instructor, Blue Card/ Gold Card

860 691-0650

Or email me @





















Shooting and Firearms Educators Instructor support group. qualification is: Certifed and current NRA Instructor in any discipline.
Send an e mail for application and information.
When people are looking for Instructors refer them to me at for a list of all our Instructors by State.


NRA Certified, & SAFE Instructors by State, Current Members as of this date.

This is the only Official listing of members, confidential, do not forward

Instructor Disiciplines: NRA Instructor level only Shown here. No RSO, yes for CRSO

P—Pistol R—Rifle S—Shotgun PPIH-- Personal Protection in Home PPOH—Personal Protection outside home HFS—

Home Firearms Safety MCR-- Metallic Cartridge Reload SSRL shot shell reloading CRSO –Chief Range Safety Officer, TC Training Counselor, MTC—Master Training Counselor, STC Senior Training Counselor RTBAV refuse to be a victim program, HSC Hunter Safety clinic, ML--Muzzle Loader, Mass--- can issue mass compliant certs. , H. Honorary, LEO, NRA Law Enforcement Instructor. A/GS, armorer or Gunsmith, Utah, Utah Instructor

WW, Wounded Warrior, LEOSA, can qualify for HR 218, C, Chaplain, Coach. NRA Coach


Ken Wilkinson, East Lyme, M. T.C., all disciplines, TC, Instructor or basic, LEO, CRSO, RTBAV Regional Counselor,,

Barry Russack, Groton, P, PPIH, HFS, MCR,

Jim Toner, Uncasville, P,

Ralph Pepe, Kensington, P, Mass, HFS ,

Jeffrey Whiteley, Haddam, R, P, PPIH, RTBAV,

Tony Caiafa, Hamden , P, 786 273-7643

Jeff Crouch, Sprague, P, PPIH,

John Davidson, Oakdale, P, R,,

Sean Snead, North Stonington P, R, PPIH,, 860 857-7771

Andrew Malerba, Waterford, P,

Joshua Talley, Norwalk P,

Brian Bergin, Niantic, P,--, 860 917-6968

Ted Picard , Hanover, R, P, PPIH,

Roger Newton, Hanover, P,

Joe Morelli, , Vernon, P,

James McClure Waterford, P,

Ian Brathwaite, Waterbury, P,

Judson Howes, Higganum, P, cttrooper1157

Fred Avery, Moosup, P, CRSO, PPIH,

Travis Sirrine, Woodstock, P, PPIH,

Steven Pudlo, Norwich,R, P, PPIH, HFS, CRSO , RTBAV, "Pudlo, Steven E"

Charles Bowers, Niantic, R, P, PPIH, RTBAV,

John Keefe, Meriden, P,  1 203. 215.0541

William Covey, East Lyme, P, RTBAV,

Philip Frick, Niantic, P, MCR,SSRL

Mark Hallbauer, Niantic, P, RTBAV, PPIH,

Butch Chatfield, Oxford, P,

Ronald Iannucci, Naugatuck, P,

Lou Pagliuco , Fairfield , P, PPIH <>

Paul Pernal, Old Lyme, P, PPIH,

Justin Davis, Lisbon, P, RTBAV

Todd Branche, Quaker Hill, P, "todd branche" <>,

Ronald Smith, Thompson, P,

Peter Arrigoni, Meriden, P,PPIH, CRSO,

Viriginia Boyce, Essex, R, P,

Kyle McDowell, Brooklyn, P, HFS, RTBAV, <>,

John Jacewicz, Somers, P, RTBAV, PPIH

David Motowidlak, Stafford Springs, P,

Gary Supernant, Central Village, P, PPIH,,

Todd Gardiner, Plainfield, P,

Kenneth Sheldon Jr., Plainfield, R,P, PPIH, RTBAV, CRSO,

Glenn Gagliardo,Plainfield, R,P, PPIH, RTBAV, CRSO,

John Hayes, Meriden, HFS, P, RTBAV,PPIH,

Philip Brown, Plainfield, R, P, PPIH, PPOH, RTBAV

Chris Anderheggen, Danbury, RTBAV, P,

Anthony Ochtera, Griswold, P, HFS,

Brent Walker, Salem , WW P, HFS, PPIH,

Michele Paniccia, Southbury, P, HFS,

Todd Decater, Southbury, P, HFS,PPIH, PPOH,

Kevin Czapla, Groton, P,HFS, RTBAV, CRSO,PPOH,

Christopher Zajac, Plantville, P, PPIH,

Ed Cullen, Pawcatuck, P,HFS,R,LEO, RTBAV, LEOSA,PPOH, PPIH,

William Collins, Waterford,P,HFS,

Keith Tubman, Westbrook, P, HFS, PPIH, PPOH,,

Scott Barylski, Putnam, P,HFS,

Aldo Gallucci, West Haven, P,

Paul Ciccone, Pawcatuck, P,HFS, PPIH,

Richard Moore III, Fairfield, HFS, P, PPIH, PPOH , CRSO,

Anthony Messa, Brooklyn, P,PPIH,PPOH,

Peter Reynolds, Groton, P,

Jacques Wagemaker, Shelton, P, PPIH,

William Stewart, Branford, P, PPIH,

Richard Shaw, Old Saybrook, P,

Tomas lochem, Waterford, P, HFS,

David Martin, Darien, P,HFS,

Paul Vernotzy, Waterford, P, HFS,

Sean Anderson,Salem, P, HFS,

Jon Gonzalez, Danbury, WW ,P, HFS,

Joseph Benete, New Milford, WW, P,HFS

Robert Harris, Old Saybrook, P,

Ralph Sherman Esq. , New Britain, P,

Cody Lewis, Groton, P, HFS,

Steven Schoenberger, Waterford, P, HFS,PPIH, PPOH,CRSO,

Jessica Legere, Dayville, P, HFS,

Kurt Herzberg, Lebanon, NRA/LEO,R,P,HFS,

Michael Gauvin Taftville, P, HFS,

Wayne Butler, Ledyard,P, HFS,

Michael Wolf, North Haven, P, HFS, LEO,

Zhen Chong, Fairfield,, P,HFS,PPIH,PPOH, CRSO,,

Kevin Weirsman, Orange, P, HFS,

Richard Parent, Danielson, R,P, SG,, ML,PPIH, PPOH, U, MA, USCCA, CRSO,

Warren Tate III, Sterling, P, HFS,

Brian Wright, Stonington, P, LEO,

Peter Obuchowski, Griswold, P,


Kirk Barkman, Greene, P, PPIH,PPOH 207 946-5209

Adam Hendsbee, Waterville, P, PPIH, PPOH

Charles Cabaniss, Vassalboro, P, PPIH,PPOH , Utah,

Ronald Abbott, Ellsworth, HFS,

Ryan Murray, Fairfield, P, HFS,

Donna Trombley, Fairfield, P, HFS,

Kevin Demmons, Bradley, WW, P, HFS,

Scott Mellen, Benton, P, HFS,


Scott Hardy, Douglas, P, HFS,

Paul Lyons, Phillipston, P, PPIH, CRSO, HFS, Mass LEOSA 508 517-4812

Bruce Blessington, Charlestown, P, HFS, PPIH, PPOH, R, ADP, CRSO, RTBAV,, MASS, LEOSA, Utah, MPTC, P.R.SG.

Richard Swasey, West Roxbury, P PPIH R,PPOH,HFS,CRSO,RTBAV,Mass,

Carol Baker, East Falmouth, P, PPIH, R, HFS ,CRSO,PPOH, <>

Mike Weisser, Ware, P,HFS,PPIH,PPOH,CRSO,

Keith Carvlaho, Mashpee, P, PPIH, R, HFS,CRSO, LEOSA, A/GS, PPOH, 

James Young, Weymouth, P, PPIH,

Richard Feustel P , PPIH, R, S, , HFS, RTBAV,

Douglas Dexter, East Sandwich P,R,CRSO,

Alisha Feustel, Melrose Ma. P.

Peter Laitinen, Templeton, P, PPIH,

Steve Kalliavas, Norfolk, P,

David Pereira, P,

Jay Hirshberg, Newton, P,

Frank Fowle Sr. Avon, P, PPIH, PPOH, Mass

Andre Lavoie, Westport, P, CRSO, PPIH, PPOH,

Robert Curran, North Attleboro, P,

Tony Forgetta, Methuen, R, P, PPIH, PPOH, CRSO, RTBAV, HFS, MASS, LEOSA , A/GS,

James Wise, Needham, P, HFS, PPIH, Mass, Utah

Byron Wassenar, Marlborough, P,HFS,

Ken Sliby, Franklin, P,

Dan Hansen, Bellingham, P ,R, S, HFS,

Joe Cotnoir, Northbridge, P

Rich Currier, Northborough, P, rcurrier@eastern

Peter Gibbs Jr. Hopkinton, P, PPIH, RTBAV,

James Powers, Blackstone, P,

Wayne Marshall. Medway, P, HFS,

Darell Michell. Longmeadow, P, HFS, PPIH, PPOH

Vik solem, Randolph, P, RTBAV,

Jeffrey Siciliano, Belmont, P, PPIH,

Harold Jarvis III, Hopedale , P, HFS, RTBAV, PPIH,

Marques Barnett, Springfield, P, PPIH "Marques Barnett" <>,

Stanley Andreski, Barre, P, HFS, SG Mass., LEOSA,

Robert Caron, Somerset, CRSO, P, HFS, RTBAV,

Danny Church, Marshfield, P, PPIH, PPOH, HFS, Mass, RTBAV, Rifle, CRSO, MRL, SSRL, LEOSA, A/GS

Robert Gagne, Dracut, P, HFS,

Steven Sheridan, Rehoboth, P, PPIH, HFS,CRSO, RTBAV

Joshua Considine, P,

Daniel Dori, Allston, P,

Jason Kulas, Winthrop, P,PPIH, PPOH, HFS. Mass, RTBAV,

Shawn Marando, Sharon, P,

Robert Archambeault, P, HFS,South Deerfield,

Mike Magnuson, Greenfield, P,HFS,

David Akell,Melrose, P, HFS, PPIH, Mass, HFS, LEOSA,

Renee Rafuse, W. Springfield, RTBAV, P, HFS,

Nicholas Pasquantonio, Wrenth, P, HFS,

John Bonasera, Carver, R, HFS, P, R, A, Mass, CRSO, PPIH,

John Davis Jr., Springfield,P, HFS, PPIH, safeshooting

Robert Doiron, South Easton, P,

Josh Melcher, Fall River, P,

Earl Gary Blake, North Adams, HFS,

Eric Zaharee, Sterling, HFS,

Robert Manning, Feeding Hills, HFS, P, PPIH,

Anneliese Townsend, Feeding Hills, HFS, P, PPIH,

Francis McLaughlin, Norton, CRSO, P, PPIH, R, S,HFS, Mass,

Christopher Decoteau, Springfield, P,HFS,PPIH,

Lino Mora, Chicopee. P,HFS,

Richard Curtis,Templeton,P,HFS,

Benjamin Dexter, Esq, Carver, P, PPIH,HFS, LEOSA,

Heather Madden, Carver, HFS, CRSO,,

Steven Duga, WW, West Sprinffield, P, HFS,

Ben Duga West Springfield,P, HFS,

David Buchannon, Wilbraham, P, HFS,


Jon Perez, Nashua, P,

John Bates, Pembroke, P, HFS, PPIH, S.

Cindie Pals,Nashua, P, PPIH,

Win Van Mourik, Litchfield, P, R, PPIH, PPOH, HFS, CRSO, A/GS

Tom McDonough, Dover, TC, CRSO, P, PPIH, PPOH,

Rick Lavigne, P, HFS,

Seth Wish, Temple, P,

Robert Bowes, Francestown, Pistol,Shotgun, PPIH, PPOH, HFS, R, CRSO, RTBAV,

Roland Pinette, Berlin, P, R, S, PPIH,PPOH, CRSO, A/GS,HE, Pistol Coach,

Charles Fisher, Manchester, P, PPIH PPOH,CRSO, A/GS,HFS, LEO,,

Clyde Perkins, Concord, P, R, HFS, PPIH, RTBAV,


Ronald Fierro, Brick, P,, 732 262-4043

New York

Louis Chicatelli, Niskayuna , P, RTBAV,

Marc Talluto, Rensselar, P, PPIH,HFS,RTBAV,,

Raymond Sanford, Tarrytown, P, PPIH , HFS,

Rodney Tillman, Newburgh, P, PPIH,PPOH

Joseph DeBergalis Jr., West Seneca, H, NRA Board Member and Chairman of the NRA's Education and Training Committee. P,ACP,PPOH,PPIH,S,R,HFS,RTBAV,LEO,CRSO,

Michael Costello, Saugerties, P,HFS,

Tania Costello, Saugerties, HFS, .

Stephen Lick, Lagrangeville, P, HFS,CRSO,PPIH,.PPOH,RTBAV,

James Lasser, New Rochelle, CRSO,HFS,P, R, SG, PPIH, LEO,

Brian Sferra, South Salem, P, HFS,LEO, PPIH,PPOH,CRSO,


Ron Martinelli, Cranston, P, PPIH, ,HFS

Joe Campbell, Cumberland, P, R,SG, Mass.,

Lyd Neugent, Ashaway, P, PPIH, PPOH, RTBAV, CRSO, HFS, R,

John Labrosse, Hope Valley, P,

Jack Folloni, W. Greenwich , P, PPIH , PPOH CRSO, A/GS

David Greene, South Kingston, P,

Mark Hedden, Rumford, P,

Ralph Mele Westerly, P,

Daria Bruno, Smithfield, P, PPIH,HFS, Utah, 401 441-0111

Joseph Cosentino, Westerly, P, PPIH , PPOH, CRSO, Mass , LEOSA

Michael Hogan, Warwick, P, PPIH

Gregory Brown, Barrington, P,, (401) 486-9709

Jean Billerbeck, East Greenwich, P,

Don Fontes, East Greenwich, P,

George Davis, Warwick, R, P,, PPIH ,PPOH, CRSO, RTBAV, Mass, HFS, MCR & SSRL Deceased Honored Member

Shawn Perry, Wakefield, P,

Dennis Dooley, Warwick, P,

Jeffrey Maguire, North Kingstown, P, PPIH, LEO, PPOH,

Stephen Teixeria, Lincoln, P,HFS, PPIH,PPOH,

Wade Price, Coventry, P, RTBAV, HFS, PPIH, PPOH, CRSO

Eric Komiega, Bristol,P, RTBAV

Beth Bennett, Coventry, P,

William Huling, Warwick, P,

Richard Andrade, Warwick, P,

Lee Kissinger, West Greenwich, P, CRSO,R, PPIH, LLO,

Jeremy Jordan Warwick, RTBAV, HFS, P, CRSO, <>,

William Potvin, Lincoln, P,

Jeffrey Goyette, Portsmouth, P, PPIH,PPOH,R,

Leslie Bowen, Pascoag, P,

Stacy Price, Carolina, P, PIH, PPOH,

Mark Akesson, Westerly. P, PPIH, PPOH,

Ernest Suits, Warwick, P,

Heather Titus, Coventry, P,

Richard Bresette, Richmond, P, CO,CRSO,

Brian Falvey, Harrisville, P, HFS,PPIH, R, PPOH, CRSO,

Paul Lewis, West Greenwich, R, P,HFS,PPIH, PPOH,

Wendy Lewis, West Greenwich, R,P,HFS,

Joseph Patton, North Scituate, P, HFS

Percy Smith, Warwick, P,HFS, PPIH, PPOH,

Gregory Grutter, Cranston, WW, P, PPIH,CRSO, PPOH,

Bishop Lev Wharton, West Warwick , C, R,P,HFS,CRSO,PPIH, PPOH,

Alyson Marszalkowski, Cumberland, P,

Denise Carlson, Narragansett, P/HFS,CRSO,PPIH, PPOH,

Roger Medeiros, Cumberland, P, HFS, CRSO

Ed Pellegrino, Cranston, P, HFS, CRSO

Cornelius Sullivan, Coventry, P, CRSO,

Michael Dailey, H, Coventry, CRSO,

Diane Kissinger, W. Greenwich, HFS, Pistol,

Bruce Quinn, Wakefield, P,HFS,

Arlene Potvin, West Warwick, CRSO,

Ronald Potvin, ,West Warwick, P, CRSO,

Larry Metivier, West Greenwich, Rifle coach, CRSO,

Brenda Jacob, West Greenwich, Rifle Coach, CRSO,

Keith Hutchinson, West Greenwich, P, HFS,

Evan Dextraze, P,HFS,PPIH, PPOH,TC,

Robert Spargo, P, Westerly,

Tim Baxter, Foster, P, tim@divingservicesinc

Michael Salvadore Jr, Narragansett, P,

Edwin Kirby, Warwick, P,

Christopher Lyskawa, North Kingston, P,

Paul Hansen Matunuck, P,

Michael Pariseau, West Warwick, P,


John Morehouse, Hampton, P, PPIH,


Frank Fowle Sr. Winter Garden, P, PPIH, PPOH, Mass 407 253-6791

Donna Kirby-Reynolds, Sarasota, P, 941 870-2805


Greg Brown, Newark, P, (401) 486-9709


Matthew Andre, San Deigo , P, PPIHI ,


Thomas Till, Mt. Vernon, P, PPIH, R, MCR.


William Dunwoody, Yakima ,P. R,.PPIH , PPOH, CRSO, RTBAV,


Jim Gladding, P, RTBAV, PPIH, CRSO,


Eric Unger, Lebanon , P, HFS,Mass. Utah,

North Carolina

Charles Tucker, Mockville, , P, PPIH,

Deputy Sheriff, Dutchess County NY


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