Breaching Instructor

Mike is currently a Lieutenant with the Rochester Police Department (NY) where he has served in a variety of patrol and special operations functions since 2000.  He has been a member of the SWAT team since 2003 where he has participated in hundreds of successful high risk operations to include explosive breaching missions. He currently holds dual roles on SWAT as an entry and breaching team leader.

Prior to becoming a police officer, Mike earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the Rochester Institute of Technology then served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps where he deployed operationally to multiple countries in the Middle East, Western Pacific, Asia and Africa.