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Regional Directors

Region I - Austin

Brian Quick

James Ybarra


Region II - Houston

Josh Barnett


Region III - Brownsville

Ross Murray

Joe Villarreal


Region IV - El Paso

Ken Law


Region V - Panhandle

Matt Armbruster


Region VI - DFW

Sean Harris


Region VII - Irving

Brandon Hernandez

Carl Rogers


Region VIII - Tyler

DJ Adams

Mike Saxion



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Brian Quick- Region 1 Director, Round Rock PD

Josh Barnett - Region 2 Director

Joe Villarreal - Region 3 Co-Director, Brownsville PD

( 2018 Regional Director of the Year!!! )

19 year veteran of the Brownsville Police Department, currently assigned to the Narcotic Division. I have been on the Departments Tactical Team for 13 years and also the Teams Firearms Instructor

Ross Murray - Region 3 Co-Director, Corpus Christi PD

Ken Law - Region 4 Director, El Paso PD

Ken Law is an 26 year veteran of the El Paso Police Department. At present Ken is a Lieutenant serving the Special Operations Group and has operated within Special Operations/SWAT for 18 years. Lt. Law is a TCOLE instructor and has instructed different courses involving weapons, munitions, and tactics.

Matt Armbruster - Region 5 Director             


Sean Harris - Region 6 Director

Carl Rogers - Region 7 Co-Director, McKinney PD

Began his law enforcement career in 1993. Has been a certified officer in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas. Started his SWAT career in 2000. Has also been employed as a contract instructor for the US Department of Energy-Office of Secure Transportation. He is currently a Team Leader with the McKinney Police Department.

Brandon Hernandez - Region 7 Co-Director,Garland PD

Brandon Hernandez has been with the Garland Police Department since 1998. Brandon joined the Garland SWAT Team in 2002 and is currently a Team Leader. Brandon has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Additionally, he has attended and taught numerous Tactical Police training courses for TTPOA, TMPA, T.I.G.E.R. Valley and TNOA and holds a Master Peace Officer Certification.

DeAlan (DJ) Adams- Region 8 Co -Director, Waco Police Dept.

Hired at Waco Police Department in 2005. Started instructing in 2008. SWAT operator in 2010-2015. Certified Instructor in Hostage Rescue, Distraction Device, CQB and Firearms. Began Instructing at Tiger Valley in 2015. SWAT Team Leader in 2017. Current assignments are Patrol Admin. K9 Supervisor and SWAT Team Leader.

Mike Saxion - Region 8 Co-Director, Tyler Police Dept

Sergeant Mike Saxion has been with the Tyler Police Department for over 20 years. He has been a member of the SWAT team for 19 years. He is currently the Sniper/Perimeter Team leader on the SWAT Team. Sgt. Saxion also supervises the K-9 Unit and Bicycle units on patrol. He is a certified TCOLE and Firearms instructor.

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