Working within the criminal justice system for most of his adult life, Jim Long has developed great patience as well as a passion for teaching and encouraging people to be the best that they can possibly be. He teaches and tests both civilians and law enforcement officers for their handgun handling competency.
Jim is a United States Marine Corps veteran, where he spent four years before going to work for the Arizona Department of Corrections. There he worked with very troubled inmates and was additionally weapons qualified.
For the past twelve years, Jim has worked with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department as a supervisor in the Corrections and Detentions Bureau.
Jim is qualified with USMC Sharpshooter/Expert Classification in Pistol, Rifle, and trained as a Machine Gunner and holds training certifications including NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, Inland Training Certified Instructor and Sheriff’s Firearms Training Center Instructor. Jim also is a licensed CCW instructor for the State of Utah.
I didn't say anything funny about Jim here because…. well, just look at his picture. He's one mean hombre.