Double Tap Training Center

CIVILIAN - SECURITY - MILITARY - POLICE               (818) 363-1777

Simon Cruz, Jr.  (Rangemaster)

State of California Credentials:

State Of California - Department of Consumer Affairs - Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) - Advisory Committee Board Member (2014-2018 - Representing Firearms & Baton Training Facilities)

POST Certified Rangemaster / Firearm Instructor - Pistol; Patrol Rifle; Patrol Shotgun (TTT)
POST Certified MACTAC Instructor (TTT)
POST Certified Active Shooter Response Instructor (TTT)

POST SWAT Rappel Master Instructor (TTT)
POST Certified Witness Protection Instructor (TTT)
POST Certified First Aid, CPR w/ AED Instructor (Adult, Child, Infant) (TTT)
POST Certified Airborne & Bloodborne Pathogens Instructor (TTT)
POST Certified Tactical Emergency Casualty Care
POST Certified Law Enforcement Performance Auditor
POST Certified Juvenile Intervention Instructor (TTT)
POST Certified M-16 and AR-15 (M-4) Rifle Armorer
POST Certified Remington 870 Shotgun Armorer
POST Certified Glock Pistol Armorer
POST Certified Sig Sauer Pistol Armorer
POST Certified 1911 Pistol Armorer

POST Certified Rapid Containment Expandable Police Baton Advance Instructor (TTT)
POST Certified Terrorism Liaison Officer (TLO)
BSIS Licensed - Firearm Training Facility Owner (TFF 1247)
BSIS Licensed - Firearm Training Instructor (TIF 1972)
Department of Justice Firearm Safety Instructor & Recognized Training Facility
Department of Justice Certified Dignitary Security Specialist
Infragard Member and Certified Infrastructure Liaison Officer (ILO)
OC/Pepper Spray & Handcuff Instructor
San Diego County Approved Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Instructor & Training Facility
Los Angeles County Approved Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Instructor & Training Facility
Ventura County Approved Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Instructor & Training Facility
A.L.I.C.E. Certified Advance Instructor ( Alert-Lockdown-Inform-Counter-Evacuate)

International Credentials:

Master Firearms Instructor  (International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors - IALEFI)
Close Quarter Battle (CQB), Tactics & Shoot House Instructor
Police Urban and Long Range Sniper/Observer Instructor

Federal Credentials:

FBI Certified Instructor (IDC)
Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response Instructor (LASER) - Department of Homeland Security
Mechanical & Ballistic Breacher Instructor
FEMA Certified Community Emergency Response Team Instructor (CERT Train the Trainer)

State of Nevada Credential:

Concealed Weapons Instructor (Approved by Nye County Sheriff's Office)

National Rifle Association Credentials:

NRA Certified Training Counselor (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Home Firearm Safety, Personal Protection); NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer; NRA Certified Regional Counselor (Refuse to be a Victim)


Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice Administration
Los Angeles Mission College - Community Education Instructor
Los Angeles City College - Community Education Instructor
Orange Coast College - Community Education Instructor
Chapman University Department of Public Safety - Public Safety Trainer
Young Marines of America - Rifle Instructor