Mike is the co-owner of Fortis Tactical Systems, a devoted husband, and father to three children and one sweet four-legged baby. He has over twenty-five years of law enforcement experience, is a United States Army veteran, and has been a competitive shooter.
He has extensive experience training soldiers, civilians, law enforcement officers, and foreign law enforcement officers in multiple disciplines, including
firearms, defensive tactics, less-than-lethal defensive options, and other critical law enforcement procedures. Working under a United States State Department contract, Mike has worked in Afghanistan training Afghan police officers.
Mike is a certified Glock Armorer and a former Heckler and Koch Armorer as well.
Mike’s law enforcement experience includes patrol operations and supervision, but most of his career was spent conducting criminal investigations. As an investigator, he has investigated all types of crimes including sexual assaults, domestic violence, child death investigations, and homicides. He has also been responsible for supervising detectives and crime scene personnel during these complex investigations. He has testified multiple times in criminal courts in South Carolina and has in the past been qualified as
an expert witness. He has trained criminal investigators in investigative techniques and interviewing.