Tried & True

Meet Our Team

This is your opportunity to learn from the pros! With years of experience in Executive Security, Extradition, Active Duty while holding high ranking offices in the Police Force & the Military, our instructors don’t just teach it, they have lived it.

Armed and Secured Founder

Meet Duane Clark

Duane Clark, owner and lead instructor at the Armed and Secured Training School in Dawsonville, GA, has designed private and group classes that enable individuals and families to feel safe, strong and confident…his absolute first priority.

Duane’s credits feature 35 years of police and military service. He has taught thousands of students nationwide in weapons and tactics, close-quarter combat, and a great array of skills and techniques for self-defense and the protection of others.

Armed and Secured presents firearms classes for the empowerment of women, provides Private Security and Investigator training, and through its sister company, “US Blue Raven Services,” prepares security personnel and guards for many and varied assignments, including extradition.

Armed and Secured Tactics School Dawsonville, GA
DUANE CLARK AND HIS EXTRADITION AGENT TRAINING COURSE STUDENTS

Duane holds Certifications from POST—Georgia’s Peace Officer Standards & Training Council—recognizing his expertise as a:

  • Firearms Instructor
  • ASP Expandable Baton & Handcuff Instructor
  • Terrorism & Ethics Instructor
  • Coordinated Basic, Inservice Law Enforcement Instructor
  • GA Board of Private Detective and Private Security Classroom Instructor
  • NRA Pistol / Rifle Instructor
  • Railroad Crash Investigation Instructor
  • Federal Bus / Para – Transit Instructor

Although retired from his principal police and military duties, Duane continues to serve as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff for Calhoun County, GA.

Armed and Secured Founder

Meet Duane Clark

Armed and Secured Tactics School Dawsonville, GA
DUANE CLARK AND HIS EXTRADITION AGENT TRAINING COURSE STUDENTS

Duane Clark, owner and lead instructor at the Armed and Secured Training School in Dawsonville, GA, has designed private and group classes that enable individuals and families to feel safe, strong and confident…his absolute first priority.

Duane’s credits feature 35 years of police and military service. He has taught thousands of students nationwide in weapons and tactics, close-quarter combat, and a great array of skills and techniques for self-defense and the protection of others.

Armed and Secured presents firearms classes for the empowerment of women, provides Private Security and Investigator training, and through its sister company, “US Blue Raven Services,” prepares security personnel and guards for many and varied assignments, including extradition.

Armed and Secured Tactics School Dawsonville, GA

Duane holds Certifications from POST—Georgia’s Peace Officer Standards & Training Council—recognizing his expertise as a:

  • Firearms Instructor
  • ASP Expandable Baton & Handcuff Instructor
  • Terrorism & Ethics Instructor
  • Coordinated Basic, Inservice Law Enforcement Instructor
  • GA Board of Private Detective and Private Security Classroom Instructor
  • NRA Pistol / Rifle Instructor
  • Railroad Crash Investigation Instructor
  • Federal Bus / Para – Transit Instructor

Although retired from his principal police and military duties, Duane continues to serve as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff for Calhoun County, GA.

John Crittenden

Master Instructor

John Crittenden holds 13 years as a police officer, including POST Senior Master Instructor at the NE Georgia Law Enforcement Academy specializing in Coordinated Basic, Inservice, and Advanced Classes. 

John Crittenden

Master Instructor

John Crittenden holds 13 years as a police officer, including POST Senior Master Instructor at the NE Georgia Law Enforcement Academy specializing in Coordinated Basic, Inservice, and Advanced Classes. 

We are located in Dawsonville, GA

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124 Storage Way, Suite 100
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Our Training School

Call Us
Classes Monday – Saturday

124 Storage Way, Suite 100
Dawsonville, GA 30534

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