Rick brings more than 26 years of experience in Hostage Rescue, Counter Terrorism, and SWAT Operations.
A decorated combat veteran of the US Navy, Rick served 14 years as a SEAL operator, instructor, and training supervisor. Rick made numerous deployments overseas working alongside other Tier-1 assets as well as training foreign Special Operations Forces around the world.
As a police officer, Rick has been with the West Sacramento/Davis SWAT team for over 12 years and is the senior breacher and primary tactical training instructor. He has provided tactical instruction in SWAT Operations to dozens of Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the State of California and is a recognized expert in tactical breaching.
Rick’s professional experience also includes Technical Climbing, Dignitary Protection, Maritime Interdiction Operations, and Combat Trauma Medicine.