Mike Boyle has been a firearms and use of force instructor for 37 years. He served with New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife, Bureau of Law Enforcement where he held the rank of Captain. He was the primary trainer of his agency for 22 years and is certified instructor in multiple firearms, chemical agent, impact weapon and empty hand disciplines. Mike has been an assistant police academy director and an adviser to the Police Training Commission on firearms training issues. He continues to maintain his certification as a police academy rangemaster and firearms instructor and his responsibilities include providing basic training as well as instructor level courses.
For over 30 years, Mike has been a contributor to various law enforcement and firearms periodicals and has written in excess of 700 published articles on weapons, training and tactics. He served on the Board of Directors of The International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors for 21 years where he conceptualized and implemented the IALEFI Master Instructor Development Program. Currently he is employed as a law enforcement training specialist with the Bureau of Law Enforcement.