JASON PALETTA, Owner/Director of Training
Jason has over 20 years of law enforcement experience with 10 of those years being assigned to SWAT. Jason is a full-time Law Enforcement professional where his current duties as a Special Agent, consist of UC, Surveillance and Search Warrant Operations while assigned to a Violent Crimes Team. Jason left Law Enforcement from 2011 to 2013 and served as a High Threat Diplomatic Security Professional which included an assignment as a member of the U.S. Ambassador’s Protection Detail and Counter Assault Team in Baghdad, Iraq. Jason worked as a firearms instructor from 2003 to 2010 for a Northern California P.O.S.T. Police Academy.
Along with Jason’s firearms experience, Jason also helped to create and was a member of his agency’s Gang Unit in Detectives. Prior to Jason’s Law Enforcement career, he served as a Weapon Squad Team Leader with the 82nd Airborne Division where he was also tasked with teaching tactics and being a firearms instructor. Jason has a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and is currently attending Arizona State University where he is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Emergency Management.
Jason, who has been chosen as a VIKTOS Brand Athlete, considers himself always a student and continues to evolve by taking courses from other well know instructors. With Jason’s past experience and training, he has taught firearm skills to novice firearm handlers at the police academy as well as to seasoned soldiers, contractors and law enforcement professionals.