John Baker ~ NRA Training Councelor

John BakerSoldier/Police Officer/NRA Certified Training Counselor

John Baker has served the Nation, State, and his community all his life. He enlisted  in the US Army in 1965 and served as an Ammunition Section Chief, High Explosives, Small Arms, Nuclear Projectile Specialist leaving service in 1971. He began his Law Enforcement career with the Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office later rising to the position of Detective Sergeant with the Broken Arrow Police Department and completing his career as a Ranger II with the Oklahoma State Parks.

He is an accomplished and highly respected member of CLEET (Committee on Law Enforcement Education and Training) having served on policy and legislative advisory committees for many years. John is a certified Instructor for EMRTC New Mexico Tech. in Threat Assessment, Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings, Prevention & Response to Suicide Bombings, Understanding & Planning School Bombing Incidents.

Currently, John is a certified NRA Law Enforcement Instructor and one of the premier NRA Counselors in the country having trained and certified hundreds of NRA instructors throughout the years. He holds the certification of Advanced Pistol Instructor, the highest certification in the NRA program.

John is a staunch advocate of firearms safety and supporter of the second amendment being a Life Member of the NRA and North Eastern Oklahoma Regional Coordinator for the Oklahoma 2nd Amendment Association.

Military Service:

  •  US Army, Section Chief, Nuclear Projectiles

Law Enforcement Resume:

  • Deputy Sheriff, Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office
  • Detective Sergeant, Broken Arrow Police Department
  • Ranger II, Oklahoma State Parks
  • CLEET Licensed Armed Private Investigator
  • NIMS IS-700
  • FEMA IS-0860

Advisory and Board Positions:

  • Legislative Liaison to the State of Oklahoma
  • VP Oklahoma Private Investigator Association
  • Legislative Chair, CLEET Security Curriculum Committee
  • CLEET Self Defense Act  Instructor Advisory Committee
  • Colorado Regional Homeland Security Strategic Committee

NRA Certified Instructor/Counselor:

  • Oklahoma Self Defense Act Instructor (SDA Carry Permit)
  • Chief Range Safety Officer
  • Home Firearm Safety Course
  • Basic Pistol Shooting Course & First Steps Pistol Course
  • Basic Rifle Shooting Course & First Steps Rifle Course
  • Basic Shotgun Shooting Course & First Steps Shotgun Course
  • Personal Protection in the Home
  • Personal Protection Outside the Home
  • Advanced Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Law Enforcement Handgun
  • NRA Law Enforcement Shotgun
  • USCCA Instructor