Bert Adkins (Retired Police Senior Officer)

Firearms Instructor

BERT ADKINS- Retired Police Senior Officer has 30 years of Law Enforcement experience, California State BSIS Firearms Instructor, Golden West College Police Academy Instructor, Firearms Range Safety Instructor.

Dave Andersen (Retired Lieutenant)


DAVID ANDERSEN- Retired Police Lieutenant has 25 years of Law Enforcement experience with expertise in police management, incident command systems to organize and coordinate multiple resources to counter those events, restore order, and problem solve. He has a BA degree in Criminal Justice with emphasis in security systems from CSULB, and served in the USMC. Co-Founder/President.

Richard Allum (Retired Sergeant)


RICHARD ALLUM- Retired Police Sergeant has 32 years of Law Enforcement experience with expertise in detective and investigative practice, and has a BA in Business Management from Vanguard University. Richard serves as an Interim Police Academy Coordinator at Golden West College Police Academy, and Rio Hondo Community College in Criminal Justice. Co-Founder/CEO.

Kerri Derwin

Operations Manager

Kerri Derwin is the OC Firearms Academy Operation Manager. She has been with the company for 8 years in many capacities. Additionally, she has much knowledge in the security industry and is an DOJ Certified Live Scan Fingerprinting Operator. If you want to take any class with OC Firearms Academy, then Kerri is your first point of contact. She has a great attitude and is always willing to help you with any questions or concerns you might have.

O.C. Firearms Training Academy / O.C. Special Events Security

1232 Village Way Ste K,

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone. 714-541-4111

Fax. 714-541-5111