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Javier Palacios, Instructor



  • Correctional Officer - Porter County (IN) Sheriff's Office Jail Division

  • Reserve Police Officer - Portage Police Department

  • Former Hospital Security Officer - Olympia Fields Hospital

  • Adjunct Instructor - Metropolitan Police Self-Defense Institute


  • Certified Emergency Medical Technician

  • 1st degree black belt - Hakko Ryu Ju-Jitsu


  • NRA Distinguished Expert Award for Pistol and Carbine

  • Distinguished Public Service Award - American Police Hall of Fame

  • Michael the Archangel Medal - American Police Hall of Fame

  • Appeared in many published articles referencing training

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