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LT. Anthony Stone, Ret. City of New York Police Dept.

Founder & CEO


Mr. Stone retired from the New York City Police Department with the rank of Lieutenant and Platoon Commander. He has over fifty-five (55) years of combined experience in Law Enforcement and the Security Industry. Mr. Stone is also a graduate of the FBI Law Enforcement Officer Training School and John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Professional Associations


  • National Rifle Association, Law Enforcement Division (NRA-LED)

  • International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI)

  • International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA)

  • National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association (NLEFIA)

  • NYS Tactical Officers Association (NYTOA)

  • National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)

  • NYS Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA)

  • International & National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)

  • New York State Association of Chiefs of Police (NYSACOP)

  • New York City Lieutenants Benevolent Association (LBA)

  • New York State Rockland County Shields Association

  • Senior Member Ying Jow Pai, Eagle Claw, Kung-Fu Association

  • National African American Gun Association (NAAGA)


                                                                         Professional Titles and Certifications


• Certified Protection Specialist, Certificate Course, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

• Certified by the NYS, NJ, PA, DE, AZ & Fl. State Police as a Security Guard Instructor

• Certified by the NYS Department of Criminal Justice Service as an Enhanced Security Guard Train-the-Trainer Instructor

• Certified by the NYS, PA, AZ, DE, FL, & NJ State Police as a Security Guard Firearms Instructor

Certified by the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification as a Concealed Firearms Instructor

• Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Response Trained

• New Jersey SORA Security Guard Instructor & Active Shooter Response Instructor

• Nationally Certified ALERRT Train-the-Trainer Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events “CRASE”  Active Shooter Response     Instructor

• Alice Certified Active Shooter Response Instructor

National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association "NLEFIA" Certified Law Enforcement Live-Fire CQB/Shoot House instructor

Master level in Chinese Martial Arts and 3rd Degree Black Belt in Karate

• Inducted into two Martial Arts Hall of Fame

• Certified by the NJ State Police, PA State Police, and DE State Police as a Certified Law Enforcement Handgun/Shotgun &           Patrol Rifle Firearms Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Law Enforcement Handgun, Shotgun, and Patrol Rifle Firearms Instructor

• International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors “IALEFI”, Master Firearms Instructor Development Program

• Certified HR-218 (Federal Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act) Firearms Instructor by the Pennsylvania State Police, Delaware       State Police, Office of Public Safety, and the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General & the New Jersey State Police

• Certified by the Pennsylvania State Police as a “Lethal Weapons Instructor” for Firearms, Use of Force, and Defensive Tactics

• NRA Nationally Certified Civilian Basic Firearm Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Civilian Basic Rifle/Shotgun Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Personal Protection in the Home Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Home Firearm Safety Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Chief Range Safety Officer

• Certified by the New York State Office of Homeland Security as an instructor for the National Incident Management System (NIMS) & the Introduction to the Incident Command System  (ICS)

• Certified by the American Red Cross for First Aid, CPR, and AED

• Certificate holder from the Emergency Management Institute (FEMA) for the National Response Plan  (NRP)

• Director of Shadow Firearms & Tactics Academy LLC

• Chief Martial Arts Instructor for the Shadow Security Guard Defensive Tactics Course.

• Certified Virtra-300 Law Enforcement Officer Firearms Simulator Operator

• Licensed in the States of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware,

  Florida, Kansas, and Georgia, as a Security Agency and/or Private Detective Agency


 NYS, NJ, UT, FL, MD, and DE

Coming soon: CT & DC

Anthony Stone - Certifications: Our Team
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