Firearms Tactics and Training, Inc.
Law Enforcement and Security
Consultation and Training


School Director

Craig S. Gresh Founder and Director of Firearms Tactics and Training, Inc.

Mr. Gresh started his career as a police officer in New York and attended John Jay University in New York City where he graduated with a bachelor in science degree with a major in criminal justice and a minor in law.  He has served as the director of a law enforcement agency’s training department where he has developed lesson plans and policy for recruits, in-service officers and supervisors.

Mr. Gresh is dedicated to his craft and continues to travel around the country attending different police instructor development courses to obtain the latest information necessary to stay on top of the dynamically changing law enforcement and security field.

Some of Mr. Gresh’s advanced law enforcement instructor certifications:

State of New York Certified Police Instructor:

  • General Topics Instructor
  • Police Mental Health Instructor
  • Police Firearms Instructor
  • Police Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (EVOC) Instructor
  • Aerosol Subject Restraint (ASR) Instructor
  • Instructor Evaluator

The United States Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy (OIG), Glynco GA:

  • Undercover Criminal Operations for Office of Inspector General (OIG) Managers (UCOM)
  • Undercover Criminal Investigations Training Program (UCITP)

The United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), West Point Military Academy:

  • Police Firearms Instructor

The United States Department of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) advanced courses for agents and officers:

  • Use of Force Instructor (UOFITP)
  • Reactive Shooting Instructor (RSITP)
  • Firearms Instructor (FITP)
  • Active Shooter Threat Instructor (ASTITP)
  • Law Enforcement Instructor (LEITP)
  • Instructional Techniques for Non-Lethal Training Ammunition (ITNTA)
  • Basic Tactics Instructor (BTITP)
  • Protective Service Operations Training Program (PSOTP)
  • Introduction to Criminal Investigation Training Program (ICITP)

National Center for Biomedical Research and Training Academy of Counter Terrorist Education at Louisiana State University (NCBRT):

  • Law Enforcement Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Incidents: Performance Level Instructor
Mr. Gresh has also graduated from The New Mexico Tech: Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (Bomb School) Located in Socorro, New Mexico:
  • Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB) Instructor
  • Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents (PRSBI) Instructor
  • Understanding and Planning for School Bomb Incidents (UPSBI) Instructor
Additional Instructor Certifications:
  • New York State Department of Homeland Security Counter Terrorism Instructor
  • American Heart Association: Basic Life Support (BLS) and CPR, AED and First AID Instructor  
  • PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • National Rifle Association Law Enforcement Instructor in Police Handgun, Shotgun, Patrol Rifle, Long Range Precision Rifle (sniper)
  • National Rifle Association Civilian Firearms Instructor

In addition to graduating the police academy and basic training given to all Police Officers Mr. Gresh has successfully completed the following advanced police training courses:
  • Interview and Interrogation Course
  • Fire Safety and Awareness for Police Officers
  • Police Executive Training (Labor Management and Public Safety Seminar)
  • Organized Crime Control Bureau Training
  • Search Warrant Training
  • Undercover Operations Training
  • Law Enforcement Officer Flying Armed
  • Animal Abuse Training for Law Enforcement
  • Highway District Radar Operator and Independent Speed Estimations
  • Driving While Intoxicated, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing 


Contact us at: 516-521-9055