JD (John David) Johnson
J.D. is a Co-Owner of Talon Training and is a Deputy at the Leon County Sheriff's Office. J.D. also holds instructor certificates from CJSTC in Firearms and Defensive Tactics. He is a very experienced instructor and has worked for two agencies in the Capital City area. He is an avid hunter for a wide array of game and has many skills related to this sport. J.D. is an armorer and has served as a Field Training Officer at the Sheriff's Office. He is also a certified Taser International Taser Instructor. J.D. attended Metro Dade's Officer Survival School and several advanced firearms instructor schools. He has also instructed Firearms Instructor Train the Trainer Schools at Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy. JD is the lead reactive steel instructor and is well versed in the Bill Rogers Schools methodology. JD co-author much of our material with Charlie and others. JD has been a law enforcement officer since 1989. JD has an expansive knowledge of firearms and especially older and military type firearms.
JD is one of the Co-Owners of the Talon Range, LLC.