Jim Owens

Jim Owens

   

Jim Owens is a Veteran of the United States Army and was an Infantry Squad Leader in a Mortar Platoon at HHC 1/12 Cavalry, Ft. Hood, Texas. While at Ft. Hood, he received two AAM’s, an ARCOM, National Defense Medal, Army Service Ribbon and earned the Expert Infantryman Badge. He began a career in Law Enforcement in 2003 with Decatur Police Department, Decatur, Illinois where he was a Master Patrol Officer, Firearms Instructor and Field Training Officer. He is an Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Certified Pistol and Patrol Rifle Instructor and holds certifications as an instructor in FX Simunitions, A.L.I.C.E. active shooter, is a Glock Certified Armorer (Advanced) and is an Illinois State Police Certified Concealed Carry Instructor. In 2012, he began training civilians in the use of Firearms. He has also attended the Glock Instructor Workshop, is an Illinois State Police Certified Police Firearms Instructor, has logged over 88 hours of training with current and former members of Seal Team 6, Delta, SOF, DHS,  and Marine Recon personnel and municipal SWAT instructors. Jim has taught well over 1600 students in concealed carry, pistol, rifle and shot gun courses consisting of civilians, as well as active and retired members of the armed forces and law enforcement community. He currently serves as a part time police officer and firearms instructor for the Village of Warrensburg, Illinois.
Jim’s attention to detail and safety coupled with his unique teaching techniques makes for a safer and more comprehensive training experience. Jim is the Lead Instructor and co-owner of Resolute Dynamics, LLC. , a firearms training and education company in Central Illinois.