I spent a good deal of time on Monday running around the building in search of Glen Hoyer — Director of NRA's Law Enforcement Division. Eventually I came to the desk of Eric Lipp ( Eddie Eagle GunSafe®Program Manager) who told me that Glen was in Chicago for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) Conference.
Formed in 2002, ILEETA brings together Law Enforcement Trainers and Educators from around the world to provide "information, training resources, member discounts and networking" in an effort to promote "Wisdom and Courage through Knowledge and Skill."
"NRA Law Enforcement is a corporate sponsor of the event," explained Lipp. "We'll be on the conference floor at booth #8 and run a few courses including Don Awles' Active Threat Response seminar."
The conference provides countless opportunities for law enforcement officers to improve the training provided at their department. It also allows NRA certified law enforcement firearms instructors to receive continuing education credits.
For more information on the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association, visit their website at www.ileeta.org.