Owner and Lead Instructor of Silver Shield Firearms & Defensive Training, Shawn Tyler is an Army Veteran, Retired Police Officer (SWAT Operator/Sniper), Multiple Medal of Valor Awardee, Former U.S. Government Security/Training Contractor, a N.R.A. Certified Firearms Instructor and a graduate of the F.B.I. Firearms Instructor School. He was a Certified Firearms Instructor for the Maryland Police Training Commission and provided firearms training for all officers from entry level to SWAT Operators/Snipers. He has competed for many years and is a World Police and Fire Champion as well as a Canadian American Police and Fire Champion. He is currently sponsored by several leading companies in the firearms industry. He provides quality and professional firearms training for beginner to advanced shooters.