Mr. Francis started active duty with the United States Air Force where he qualified expert with each weapon he trained in. For 22 years, Mr. Francis worked as a Deputy Sheriff, State Trooper, and State Investigator. Mr. Francis also remained part of the Department SWAT Team for 11 years holding positions as lead entry officer, Shotgun Breacher and non-lethal munitions tech. He earned two Basic Firearms Instructor, one Advanced Firearms Instructor and an FBI Firearms Instructor certification. Mr. Francis put those skills to work teaching Department personel, Police Academy Cadets and Officers from across the nation. Mr. Francis is a founding member and currently a Director of Training for the Nevada Law Enforcement Instructors Association.