Monte Gould

"Since 1981 Monte has been in full time Law Enforcement. He was assigned to SWAT since 1987 where prior to his retirement in December 2010. He was a Master instructor of SWAT for the state of California, advisor for multiple professional organizations (both private and governmental) and consultant. He earned numerous commendations from the United States Goverment, Foreign friendly nations, Police chiefs and Sheriffs (both Peace-time and Combat awards). He was  the first Advisor for SWAT in Corrections to the National Tactical Officers Assc., consultant to the American Correctional Association and numerous other professional groups and a published author.  A former US Marine and US Army SOF (both active and reserve) Senior NCO. He has served multiple overseas tours / deployments of duty with the USMC and the US Army. Serving in Combat operations with both US and several foreign friendly Special Forces units including the French “Commandos Hubert”. NTOA # 995 / SFA # A-3863."