Company Profile

Richard L Martin - Founder

Martin is an MCOLES certified police officer with over 20 years of law enforcement experience having worked for 3 police departments and 3 sheriff's offices. Martin is currently the chief law enforcement officer for a northern police agency.

At the age of 19, Martin started Viper Security Enforcement Inc, being the youngest person ever to own a Licensed Security Guard and Investigation Agency in Michigan. Martin is currently licensed in Michigan as a Private Detective, Security Guard Contractor and a Repossession/Collection Agency Owner/Manager.

In 2008, Martin was elected to the Board of Directors of the Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO). Along with several state legislators and other state officials, he serves on the board of the largest "state based" pro-gun advocacy organization in the nation for firearm litigation, legislation and education. Martin has also been involved with the drafting and proofing of many pro-gun bills that have been presented to the legislature and have been given to the Governor and/or have became law. Martin is a current Board Member, past President, past Chairman of the Education Committee, current Chairman of the Law Enforcement Committee, and the highest ranked state instructor/trainer, being the Senior Lead Master Instructor for MCRGO.

Martin is a nationally renowned civilian and law enforcement firearms trainer and instructor having trained students and instructors from all over the country. This has included the training of educators, legislators, law enforcement, college professors, state associations, firearms industry manufacturers, and many more. He is also the co-author and developer of the first state-based organization certified CPL training program in Michigan.

Martin is a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI), the Michigan Sheriff's Association (MSA), the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police (MACP), the National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association (NLEFIA), United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) and the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).

Martin is an avid ATV rider, also being an ORV, Snowmobile and Marine Safety Instructor certified with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Martin volunteers his time teaching classes to young children wanting to obtain their safety certificate for riding ATV's, and dirt bikes, in Northern Michigan.

Martin also co-owns a restaurant (Bob's Country Kitchen) near Irons MI, just north of Baldwin. Located right across the street from the Little Manistee/Lincoln Hills ORV trail system, the restaurant mainly caters to vacationers, hunters, snowmobilers, and ORV riders.

"Rich is a great man great American, great patriot and an absolute warrior for the 2nd Amendment and all things NRA." - Ted Nugent






Dawn Martin - Staff Instructor / Operations Manager

Dawn has been involved in law enforcement for several years in the public, judicial, and federal levels. She was most recently employed as a Supervisory TSO with the US Department of Homeland Security and is also currently a Court Deputy with the Van Buren County Sheriff Civil Division. Her past employment history has also included being a Child Care Worker for the Allegan County Youth Home, a Bailiff for the Ottawa County District Court, and a Deputy for the Allegan County Sheriff Reserve Division.

Dawn is an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor, a certified GLOCK armorer, a certified NRA Personal Protection OUTSIDE The Home Instructor, an NRA Chief Range Safety Officer, an NRA Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor, and a Michigan ORV and Snowmobile Safety Instructor.

Dawn co-owns a restaurant (Bob's Country Kitchen) near Irons MI, just north of Baldwin. Located right across the street from the Little Manistee/Lincoln Hills ORV trail system, the restaurant mainly caters to vacationers, hunters, snowmobilers, and ORV riders.

Alexis Martin - Apprentice Instructor / Administrative Assistant

Alexis is an NRA Certified Apprentice Instructor who has assisted in teaching firearms classes to many new shooters, CPL applicants and firearms instructor candidates. She has also assisted in teaching ORV classes in the Kalamazoo, Paw Paw, Edwardsburg and Baldwin areas. Alexis is also currently a student at Michigan Technological University majoring in chemical engineering.

Domonique Dunklee - Apprentice Instructor / Office Staff

Domonique is an NRA Certified Apprentice Instructor who has assisted in teaching firearms classes to many new shooters, CPL applicants and firearms instructor candidates. She has also assisted in teaching ORV and Snowmobile classes in Southwestern Michigan. Domonique is a full-time student, who is also part of the office clerical staff.

John Griffin - Office Manager / Uniform Division Supervisor

Griffin is a 20 year veteran of private security and loss prevention. This has included being co-owner of Knight Security and has also worked for and been a supervisor for several other contract and proprietorship security companies in Michigan.

Griffin is also an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer.

Samuel Volker - Court Services / Staff Instructor

Volker has worked as a security professional for many years. This has included large scale events, concerts and VIP protection of celebrities and dignitaries. Volker has also worked as a repossession agent for various recovery and towing companies and is currently a Court Deputy in charge of property seizures and the enforcement of civil judgments.

Volker is also an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor.

Complete staff of process servers, security officers and investigators dedicated to serving your needs.


"Why choose us"
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Viper Security Enforcement Inc.
ORIGINAL MICHIGAN STATE LICENSE NOS
SG-1825, PD-3902