INSTRUCTORS

Kyle Shoberg

Kyle Shoberg is a Police Sergeant serving in Northern California. He has 15 years of law enforcement experience and 7 years as a K9 Handler. In 2014, Kyle was assigned to the K9 unit, where he currently serves as the unit supervisor. During his time in K9, Kyle worked with the SWAT team and is POST certified in SWAT & K9 Interacting During Deployment (SKIDDs).

Kyle has been a part of numerous critical incidents, including direct involvement in 4 officer involved shootings, over 500 K9 deployments, and over 60 K9 apprehensions. He is the recipient of several police commendations and awards, most notably two Medal of Valor's, the Distinguished Service Medal and a Life Saving Ribbon where he was credited for saving the life of an officer who had been shot in the line of duty.

Kyle has presented to various law enforcement agencies throughout the country as well as speaking at several law enforcement conferences regarding officer wellness and debriefing his officer involved shootings.

Mark Redlich

Mark Redlich served with the Sacramento Police Department for over 13 years. His assignments included Patrol, Crime Suppression Unit, Gang Enforcement team, Professional Standards Unit and was one of fourteen Operators assigned to the departments full-time SWAT Team. Mark worked as a department instructor teaching patrol tactics, officer rescue and clearing techniques.

As a SWAT operator, Mark made more than 350 search warrant entries and responded to more than 110 high risk SWAT deployments. Mark formulated the Tactical Action Plan for more than 20 search warrants and was a lead facilitator for active shooter, large infrastructure clearing, search warrant raids, vehicle assaults and tactical shootings. Mark was directly involved in an officer involved shooting.

Mark was on the Quick Response Force team for former Vice President, Mike Pence. Mark has provided dignitary protection for former President of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, former Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, the 14th Dalai Lama, former Governor, Jerry Brown, the Sacramento Mayor and the Hometown Hero, Alek Skarlatos.

Mark was the recipient of a Life Saving Ribbon, and the Service Above Self Award presented by the Sacramento Rotary Club. He was recognized by the Sacramento Business Partnership, and the NBA basketball team, Sacramento Kings for his outstanding community service.

Mark holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Phoenix and holds an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Business Management from Heald Business College.