Gary Kiener

Gary is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement and currently works for the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.  Gary started his career in 1990 with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a Law Enforcement Refuge Officer in southern New Jersey then transferred to the National Park Service in Indiana as a Law Enforcement Park Ranger. After his time with the Federal Government, he started his state career in Ohio as an officer with Put-In-Bay Police Department. In 1997, he was hired by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office and is currently assigned to the Community Policing / Public Relations Division. Gary is a certified DARE Instructor, ALiCE Instructor, Certified NRA Firearms Instructor, CPR and First Aid Instructor, Pepper Spray Instructor, and a self-defense trainer, among others. Gary has testified as a firearms expert in Ohio felony cases. Gary, the owner of K&M Safety Consultants, plays a major role in the training and educational development in the courses taught.