Bradford D. Waterman

Senior Firearms Instructor

Career Achievements

Lt. Bradford D. Waterman has been a New York City Law Enforcement Officer for over thirty years. During his long professional career, he was an Undercover Operator investigating crimes such as narcotics and firearms trafficking. As an experienced Criminal Investigator, he investigated white collar and computer crimes. He has served on local, state and federal task forces investigating Narcotic Organizations, Terrorist Groups & Organized Crime. Lt. Waterman is a New York State Certified Police Instructor able to teach various disciplines to Law Enforcement & Civilian personnel. Lt. Waterman has also taught Criminal Justice topics to students on the Collegiate level. Lt. Waterman is still active as a Law Enforcement Supervisor in New York City.

Certifications:

  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Undercover School Certification

  • New York State Municipal Police Training Police Certification

  • High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, Narcotic Investigation Certification

  • Armament System & Procedures, Tactical Baton Instructor Certification

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Investigation Certification                                                             

  • Northeast Counterdrug Training Center, Warrant Execution Certification

  • NYS Municipal Police Training, Counter Terrorism Instructor Certification

  • John Reid & Associates, Street Crimes & Surveillance Techniques Certification

  • Simunition Supervisor Training and Safety Certification

  • Streamlight Academy Low Light Survival Shooting Instructor Certification

  • Terrorism Response Training, Office for Domestic Preparedness Certification

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, Crisis Negotiation Certification

  • Next Level Training Affiliate Instructor Certification

  • ALERRT Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event Instructor Certification

  • Ultimate Training Munitions\National Rifle Association UTM Certification

  • National Rifle Association, Law Enforcement Handgun\Shotgun Instructor Certification

  • Axon Taser Civilian Instructor Certification

  • NYS Municipal Police Training Council, Firearms Instructor Certification

  • Axon Academy, Taser CEW Instructor Certification

  • National Rifle Association, Home Firearm Safety Instructor Certification

  • National Rifle Association, Personal Protection in the Home Instructor Certification

  • National Rifle Association, Basic Pistol Instructor Certification

  • National Rifle Association, Range Safety Officer Certification  

  • NYS Certified Armed Security Guard Instructor

  • NYS Certified Security Guard General Topics Instructor       

          Task Forces

  • NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT, ORGANIZED CRIME INVESTIGATIVE DIVISION & NEW YORK STATE TRADE WASTE COMMISSION TASK FORCE

  • UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY, EL DORADO TASK FORCE

                                                                                            Organizations

  • National Tactical Officers Association

  • International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors

  • National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association