Jeff comes to Weyer Tactical with a combined 37-years of professional expertise in military, law enforcement and security operations. His duties have included operations, investigations, training, management and consultation.
For the past two-years Jeff has served as Chief of Security for the Alliance Municipal Court where he has expanded the security posture to a contemporary level. He served 10-years in the military in various combat arms fields to include three-years with USAF Combat Control. During his seventeen-year law enforcement career he served in patrol division, as an undercover investigator with the Stark County Metropolitan Narcotics Unit, as a weapons and tactics instructor within the Alliance Police Department as well as an adjunct instructor with OPOTA. In 1998, Jeff developed the former APD Entry Team into a formalized SRT with the assistance of Joe Weyer, M.E. Jones and other APD officers and was the first team commander. In 2000, he developed curriculum for and established a successful Basic SWAT School in Alliance which drew officers from several agencies throughout the state.
In 2005, Jeff took a leave of absence from APD to pursue a security contracting position with an Other Government Agency (OGA). This move led to his resignation from the Alliance Police Department in October 2006 as a lieutenant. Jeff performed static security duties as a team member and supervisor in support of Operation Enduring Freedom for 8-years. During his tenure he gained valuable security experience within a combined ex-patriot/indigenous security team providing protection to diplomats at clandestine bases.
Jeff has attended many weapons and tactics schools to include; Mid-South Institute of Self-Defense Shooting, USMC Law Enforcement Sniper Course, Tiger Swan, H&K and CQD. He is also a Certified Protection Specialist and Certified Security Specialist through Executive Security International, Ltd. where he graduated with honors in 2013.
Through real-world experience, being assigned in several leadership roles and as an instructor, Jeff has attained skill and knowledge in developing, writing and implementing emergency action plans, policies, procedures and training programs related to security and protection which can enhance postures of physical and personal security for businesses or individuals.