Kirk Smith
Instructor

Kirk (Smitty) has been a member of the Los Angeles Department for over 34-years. Smitty is a Senior Sergeant assigned to the Department's elite Metropolitan Division where he has held a variety of specialized assignments. One such assignment included the responsibility of scheduling and developing training for the division as the Training Coordinator. He was instrumental in the development of the equestrian unit and is considered the Department's expert in Mounted Tactics, Mobile Field Force Tactics and Crowd Management. Smitty is also an expert in regards to Less Lethal and Special Impact Munitions that are commonly deployed in crowd management settings. Smitty has many years of experience in coordinating and providing security for dignitaries that have visited the Los Angeles area.

Smitty is a court qualified expert in tactics, training, less lethal munitions, use of force and crowd control. An extensive resume is available upon request.