Alen Forney- Lead Instructor
Alen is currently a sworn law enforcement officer in Arizona and a U.S. Army combat veteran. He has over 19 years of combined firearms and training experience.
In 2015 Alen began working as an Adjunct Instructor for the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) center where he taught basic active shooter response and exterior active shooter response to first responders across the country. He also teaches the Civilian Response to Active Shooting Events (CRASE) class.
Alen also holds instructor certifications in high-risk stops, patrol rifle tactics, patrol rifle optics, basic firearms, pistol red dot, Stop The Bleed and CPR. He is a Colt certified AR armorer and Glock certified pistol armorer.
Alen has served as a lead regional firearms instructor, field training officer, tactical team member and investigator and is currently on his agencies firearms committee and active shooter training team.
Erin McLoughlin- Instructor
Trauma Medical Lead/Social Media Manager
For the last 19 years Erin has worked full time as a flight attendant for a major airline. In addition to her general attendant duties she also travels around the country providing job training to several thousand of her fellow flight attendants.
Erin has volunteered with her local sheriff's office since 2010. She currently serves as a Patrol Sergeant and Field Training Deputy for the Sheriff's Posse as well as overseeing the DUI Command Post during DUI task-force and acting as a Range Safety Officer during Posse Deputy range training and qualifications. In 2019 Erin became a Taser instructor and currently administers the Taser training program for the Posse.
Erin is a certified Civilian Response to Active Shooting Events (CRASE) instructor and Stop The Bleed instructor and currently oversees the Trauma Medical class and Social Media accounts for Latrans Training.
Chris Forney- Instructor
Firearms Program Manager
Chris currently employed as an Armorer and Weapons and Tactics Instructor at one of the largest nuclear generating stations in the United States.
He is also a former certified law enforcement officer in the State of Arizona and holds N.R.A. Law Enforcement Instructor ratings in Handgun, Patrol Rifle and Tactical Shooting.
As a certified armorer he holds current certifications as an Advanced Glock Armorer, Colt M16/AR15 Armorer and Daniel Defense Armorer.
Chris has taken a variety of advanced shooting courses including Tactical Shotgun from the Gunsite Firearms Training Academy, and Tactical Handgun and Advanced Tactical Handgun from Larry Vickers and Rob Leatham
As part of his professional training he completed the Incident Response to Terrorist Action course from New Mexico Tech and is currently certified in Bleeding Control from The American College of Surgeons and the Advanced Wilderness First Aid course from The American Safety and Health Institute.