Rick Vasquez is a United States Government Certified firearms classification expert who has represented the United States government as their firearms technical representative to other nations.
With over 40 years distinguished performance in all aspects of firearms training including assisting special agents in complex criminal investigations and enforcement operations, Rick has designed, developed and delivered law enforcement training for domestic and international audiences. Over his career Rick has delivered firearms identification and use of training to INTERPOL, Australian Crime Commission, all Central American countries, extensively in Mexico and throughout the United States ( to name a few).
Rick reached the rank of Master Sargent in his 21 years with the USMC, was employed by Diplomatic Security Service and finished my government service with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Currently, Rick not only provides firearms classification expertise but also assists both foreign and domestic governments in firearms origin, functionality, and importability.
Rick is a certified firearms instructor and provides training in advance firearms techniques and provides consultations on security protocols and provides training in these protocols.
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Our guest today is Rick Vasquez. Rick is a United States Government Certified firearms classification expert who has represented the United States government as their firearms technical representative to other nations.
1) You have an impressive and lengthy biography. Can you walk us through some of the highlights both past and present?
2) What do you think of the unrest in our cities and what do you recommend citizens do to protect themselves/developing a security plan?
3) The status of gun ownership has certainly shifted significantly in just the past few months. What do you foresee will happen in the near future, federal laws, state laws?
4) With so many brand new gun owners, and even speaking to people who have always owned guns. What are the responsibilities of a gun owner and getting proper training?