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Personal Defense Inc., LLC.

Sanford Whitlow


Serves as the Chief instructor for Personal Defense Inc. He became a State Firearms Instructor with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections in 1997. He also was an Instructor for a national college, where he taught Criminal Justice.


Sanford is currently certified as an Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (O.P.O.T.A.) Firearms Instructor, Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (O.P.O.T.C.) Firearms Instructor and a National Rifle Association Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor. 


Sanford’s qualifications include: Hostage Negotiator, Use of Force Instructor, Unarmed Self Defense Instructor, Cultural Diversity Instructor, Defense against Edged & Blunt Weapons Instructor, MEB and PR24 Instructor.

most prestigious accomplishment was being selected to train United States Air Force Airmen, Non-Commissioned Officers and Officers preparing for duty in Iraq

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