Robert Prause (Lead / Senior Instructor): Bob is a former United States Marine and Veteran Law Enforcement Officer with 25 years of experience. He brings a vast amount of “real world” tactical knowledge to the Gun For Hire team. Some of Bob’s prior assignments include Captain in charge of the Passaic County narcotics and violent street gang task forces. Bob also served 14 years as a operator and senior operator on the Passaic County Special Weapons Team (SWAT), serving in the capacity of point entry, sniper, sniper team leader, team leader and overall team commander. He planned and executed over 500 high risk operations. Bob is a certified law enforcement firearms instructor and holds instructor certifications in submachine gun, assault rifle and precision rifle.
Jimmy Grammenos (Assisting Instructor / Director of Training): Jimmy started with Gun For Hire in 2008. He has ascended from Instructor to Senior Instructor to Senior Manager / Director of Training. As Director of Training, he not only designs Gun For Hire Academy’s curriculum, but sets the day to day course schedule and teaches as well. His love for shooting has propelled him to learn as much as he can about the subject. Through this journey, Jimmy has earned many certifications in both firearms training and as an armorer. He is an NRA Training Counselor in all disciplines as well as a Chief Range Safety Officer.
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