Beaverton, OR -(AmmoLand.com)- U.S. Special Forces veteran, Spartan Tactical founder and Leupold and Stevens, Inc., consultant, Jim Smith, delivered the keynote address at the recent Oregon Tactical Officer’s Association training conference in Portland, Oregon.
Smith shared his insights on training and tactics, gained over decades serving in some of the world’s worst conflict zones. Since retiring from active duty, Smith has continued to develop and innovate tactics and education through his Spartan Tactical training facility. Spartan Tactical is one of the world’s premier training partners for military and private contractors deploying overseas.
In addition to the keynote, Smith taught a defensive handgun course, aimed at improving officers’ ability to protect themselves and innocents during encounters with violent criminals.
The annual Oregon Tactical Officers Association Conference and Vendor Show opened Monday, April 18, and runs through April 20.