Bob Whaley is a retired police officer having served over 31 years in the law enforcement profession retiring at the rank of Lieutenant. His longest tenured assignment was the 15 years he spent assigned to the St. Louis County Police Dept. Tactical Operations Unit (SWAT). Other assignments included Patrol, Intelligence and Crimes Against Property. Bob has received training and holds both operator and instructor level certification in a variety of tactical applications and weapons platforms. He attended his first Gunsite class in 1989 and came on staff as an instructor in 2005.