Curtis Gardner has spent over 25 yrs in the Contract Security/High Threat Protection Industry and has been the Team Lead on several, successful high threat dignitary protection teams in the U.S and Mexico. He's worked alongside SWAT/SRT, Special Teams, and Military Units from all over the U.S and Singapore, developing training programs and exposing flaws in existing tactics.
In addition to spending several years as a School Resource Officer, he has been a guest speaker at many schools and corporations, helping to develop Active Shooter training programs. He is a Certified Glock Armorer and has studied under some of the finest gunsmiths on the West Coast. He has trained under some of the most knowledgeable, respected firearms instructors in the U.S, but will always consider himself a lifelong student of the Craft.
Curtis opened GCS Training Group in 2017 with the mindset to bring real-world, data-driven training to law enforcement, military and civilians across the country. GCS offers a wide range of courses from beginner to advanced, but his favorite classes to teach are Vehicle Threat Mitigation™ and Night Vision Positional Shooting.