School Director

Security License Firearms Training Armed Guard Courses HR 218 CPR AED and First Aid Bail Enforcement

Craig Gresh Founder and Director of Firearms Tactics and Training, Inc a Patchogue, Long Island New York based training and consultation company.

Mr. Gresh started his career as a Police Officer in New York and earned the rank of Detective for an agency where he investigates animal crimes and teaches sworn officers, he attended John Jay University in New York City where he graduated with a bachelor in science degree with a major in criminal justice and a minor in law. 

He has served as the director of a law enforcement agency’s training department where he has developed lesson plans and policy for recruits, in-service officers and supervisors.

Mr. Gresh is dedicated to his craft and continues to travel around the country attending different police instructor development courses to obtain the latest information necessary to stay on top of the dynamically changing law enforcement and security field.

Some of Mr. Gresh’s advanced law enforcement and police instructor certifications:

State of New York Certified Police Instructor:

  • General Topics Instructor
  • Police Mental Health Instructor
  • Police Firearms Instructor
  • Police Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (EVOC) Instructor
  • Aerosol Subject Restraint (ASR) Instructor
  • Conducted Energy Device (TASER) Instructor
  • Opioid Overdose & Intranasal Naloxone Training for Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Police Instructor Evaluator
  • Municipal Police Training Council (MPTC) Course Director

The United States Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy (OIG), Glynco GA:

  • Undercover Criminal Operations for Office of Inspector General (OIG) Managers (UCOM)
  • Undercover Criminal Investigations Training Program (UCITP)
  • Inspector General (IG), Quality Standards for Investigations, Special Agent In Service Training Program

The United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), West Point Military Academy:

  • Police Firearms Instructor

The United States Department of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) advanced courses for federal agents, police officers, and federal protective security officer (PSO):

  • Use of Force Instructor (UOFITP)
  • Reactive Shooting Instructor (RSITP)
  • Firearms Instructor (FITP)
  • Active Shooter Threat Instructor (ASTITP)
  • Law Enforcement Instructor (LEITP)
  • Instructional Techniques for Non-Lethal Training Ammunition (ITNTA)
  • Basic Tactics Instructor (BTITP)
  • Protective Service Operations Training Program (PSOTP)
  • Introduction to Criminal Investigation Training Program (ICITP)
  • Federal Protective Service (FPS) National Weapons Detection Training Program Instructor (NWDTP I)

National Center for Biomedical Research and Training Academy of Counter Terrorist Education at Louisiana State University (NCBRT):

  • Law Enforcement Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Incidents: Performance Level Instructor

Mr. Gresh has also graduated from The New Mexico Tech: Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (Bomb School) Located in Socorro, New Mexico:

  • Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB) Instructor
  • Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents (PRSBI) Instructor
  • Understanding and Planning for School Bomb Incidents (UPSBI) Instructor

Additional Instructor Certifications:

  • New York State Department of Homeland Security Counter Terrorism Instructor
  • ASP Collapsible Baton Instructor
  • American Heart Association: Basic Life Support (BLS) and CPR, AED and First AID Instructor
  • Stop the Bleed Instructor 
  • PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • National Rifle Association Law Enforcement Instructor in Police Handgun, Shotgun, Patrol Rifle, Long Range Precision Rifle
  • National Rifle Association Civilian Firearms Instructor

In addition to graduating the police academy and basic training given to all Police Officers Mr. Gresh has successfully completed the following advanced police training courses:

  • New York City Police Department, Detective Bureau, Criminal Investigator Course (CIC)
  • Interview and Interrogation Course 
  • Fire Safety and Awareness for Police Officers 
  • Police Executive Training (Labor Management and Public Safety Seminar) 
  • Organized Crime Control Bureau Training 
  • Search Warrant Training 
  • Undercover Operations Training 
  • Law Enforcement Officer Flying Armed 
  • Animal Abuse Training for Law Enforcement 
  • Highway District Radar Operator and Independent Speed Estimations 
  • Driving While Intoxicated, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing

Contact us at: 516-521-9055