Anthony Stone

                                                                                Founder & CEO

Mr. Stone retired from the New York City Police Department with the rank of Lieutenant and Platoon Commander. He has over forty-eight years of combined experience in Law Enforcement and the Security Industry. Mr. Stone is also a graduate of the FBI Law Enforcement Officer Training School and John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Professional Associations


  • National Rifle Association, Law Enforcement Division (NRA)

  • International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI)

  • International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA)

  • National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (NLEFIA)

  • NYS Tactical Officers Association

  • National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)

  • NYS Rifle and Pistol Association

  • International & National Fraternal Order of Police

  • Senior Member Ying Jow Pai, Eagle Claw, Kung-Fu Association


                                                                         Professional Titles and Certifications


• Certified Protection Specialist, Certificate Course, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

• Certified by the NYS, NJ, PA, DE, AZ & Fl. State Police as a Security Guard Instructor

• Certified by the NYS Department of Criminal Justice Service as an Enhanced Security  

  Guard Train-the-Trainer Instructor

• Certified by the NYS, PA, AZ, DE, FL, & NJ State Police as a Security Guard Firearms                     


• Certified by the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification as a Concealed Firearms Instructor

Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Response Trained

• New Jersey SORA Security Guard Instructor & Active Shooter Response Instructor

• Nationally Certified ALERRT Train-the-Trainer Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events “CRASE”   

   Active Shooter Response Instructor

• Alice Certified Active Shooter Response Instructor

• Master level in Chinese Martial Arts and 3rd Degree Black Belt in Karate

• Inducted into two Martial Arts Hall of Fame

• Certified by the NJ State Police, PA State Police, and DE State Police as a Certified Law

   Enforcement Handgun/Shotgun & Rifle Firearms Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Law Enforcement Handgun, Shotgun, and Patrol Rifle Firearms


• International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors “IALEFI”, Master Firearms

  Instructor Development Program

• Certified HR-218 (Federal Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act) Firearms Instructor by

  the Pennsylvania State Police, Delaware State Police, Office of Public Safety, and the  

  State of New Jersey Office of the Attorney General & the New Jersey State Police

• Certified by the Pennsylvania State Police as a “Lethal Weapons Instructor” for Firearms, Use of      Force, and Defensive Tactics

• NRA Nationally Certified Civilian Basic Firearm Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Civilian Basic Rifle/Shotgun Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Personal Protection in the Home Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Home Firearm Safety Instructor

• NRA Nationally Certified Chief Range Safety Officer

• Certified by the New York State Office of Homeland Security as an instructor for the National Incident Management System (NIMS) & the Introduction to the Incident Command System  (ICS)

• Certified by the American Red Cross for First Aid, CPR, and AED

• Certificate holder from the Emergency Management Institute (FEMA) for the National Response Plan     (NRP)

• Director of Shadow Firearms & Tactics Academy LLC

• Chief Martial Arts Instructor for the Shadow Security Guard Defensive Tactics Course.

• Certified Virtra-300 Law Enforcement Officer Firearms Simulator Operator

• Licensed in the States of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware,

  Florida, Kansas, and Georgia, as a Security Agency and/or Private Detective Agency