James Kautz Certified NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

Certified NRA Pistol Coach (L-1)
Certified NRA Training Counselor
Massad Ayoob Lethal Force Institute Graduate
-Completion of Defensive Training International, by John Farnham
-Nonresident Florida Concealed Carry Weapons Instructor (13 Years Teaching)
Certified Instructor State of Minnesota Permit to Carry a Pistol (13 Years Teaching)
Scott County Minnesota Sheriff’s Department, Reserve Officer
-Law Enforcement Training, State of Minnesota, Tactical Trauma
-James also has taken permit to carry classes for Texas, California, Kansas, Missouri, Florida, and Nevada.
Civilian Marksmanship Program Juniors Coach
-Civilian Marksmanship Program Competitor
International Practical Shooting Confederation (I.P.S.C) Competitor
Front Sight Diamond Member
Surefire Institute, Certified Low Light Instructor
Jews for the Preservation of Firearms, Member
Gun Owners of America, Member
Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance, Member
-NRA, Benefactor Membership
-Affiliate Instructor for US Concealed Carry Association (USCCA)
-Law Enforcement Training, Combat Focus Shooting graduate
Faribault, Minnesota Rifle and Pistol Club, Member
-Co-Owner and Instructor at Defensive Firearms Institute, Inc.


Favorite handgun for carrying?
Just one? – Smith & Wesson M&P, 9 mm


Email: james@gunpermitcenter.com

Jon Kautz Front Sight, Diamond Member
Friendship Church, Safety & Security Ministry
Minnesota Firearms Safety Instructor
-NRA Pistol Instructor
-NRA Range Safety Officer
Advanced Church Marshall Training
-American Red Cross, Certified CPR
-Gun Permit Center Operations DirectorFavorite handgun for carrying?
Springfield XD mod 2 sub compact, 9mm


Email: jon@gunpermitcenter.com

joseph bio -Low Light Assessment Program & Shoot CourseFront Sight, Diamond Member
-Faribault, MN  Rifle & Pistol Club Member
NRA, Lifetime Member
First Responder
Minnesota Firearms Safety Instructor
-NRA Range Safety Officer
-NRA Pistol Instructor
-St.Thomas University, B.A., Criminal Justice, St. Paul, MN.
Minnesota Law Enforcement P.O.S.T. CertifiedFavorite handgun for carrying?
Glock 17 Generation 4, 9 mm


Email: joe@gunpermitcenter.com

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Michael Nielsen Oakdale, MN Gun Club Member
-NRA Pistol Instructor

NRA Range Safety Officer
-Mike has taken over 400 hours of firearms training
-AR15 & Glock Pistol Armorer
-Teaches Basic & Advanced Carry
-AR15 Operator Level 1 & 2


Favorite handgun for carrying?
Glock 19 Generation 3,in Comp-Tac CTAC

Email: mike@gunpermitcenter.com