Triad Defense

Triad Defense provides expert training in fi****ms use, concealed carry, personal defense, and professional security guard certification.

Operating as usual 07/12/2018


Triad will be at the Rocky Mountain Gun Show on July 28 and 29 at Expo NM. Stop by our booth and say hello! HOME 04/04/2018

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The April schedule has been posted. If you are looking for security guard certification courses or a concealed carry class call and register today. Triad Defense's primary instructor David Brown is a decorated, retired police officer and military veteran with a total of 32 years serving this country. His investigative background and experience training police as well as Probation Parole Officers to handle contentious interactions brings a uniqu... 04/03/2018

What would it take to be an armed officer at a New Mexico school?

Triad Defense's owner, David Brown, was interviewed by KOB. Three security guards, all with the Dulce Independent School District, have spent the last six days going through 50 hours of gun training funded by the district.


Sief Ali, came all the way from Texas to obtain his New Mexico Security Guard Level 2, 20-hour certification. He found the NM law enforcement standards more challenging than Texas requirements. He is looking forward to Level 3 training at the end of the month. Concealed carry on the horizon. He had never been pepper sprayed. Sief laughed amongst the tears. He should be proud of his efforts and accomplishments.


Just catching up on acknowledging the effort of all my clients in our last range class. Among the participants were concealed carry recertifications, security guard Level 3 recertifications, private contractor, retired LE, special ed teacher and a retired fire chief. Great job by my range assistants in helping keep things safe and on track. Man I cherish our 2nd amendment.


What a great group of dedicated professionals. Wonderful day of productive training at Founders Ranch. The best part - the range is only 8 minutes from our new and beautiful home.


Simple mechanics of leverage disarming. Over and over. Slow is smooth, smooth becomes fast, fast becomes dynamic, dynamic is survival. 40 hours of Level 2 Security Officer training provided to Albuquerque Transit Authority by Triad Defense.


So this is what the 30th of April at Founders Ranch was supposed to look like. Not 5 inches of snow. Sorry we had to reschedule today's Tactical Urban Pistol Course and CCW training. A heart felt thank you to all of my dedicated clients who were willing to reschedule for next week because of weather. Gives everyone that much more time to review your escalation of force standards, and do some focused dry-fire, prior to live fire. See everyone on the 7th!


Pop Quiz fun folks. So I offered to clean the gun of one of my range assistants, and what do you think I found? 1) gummed up extractor. 2) malfunction in the making. 3) poor gun hygiene. 4) archeological dig. 5) all of the above. Don't think our will happen again.


Final day qualifications, speed re-loading. Central Consolidated School District Security Team. Stellar efforts! Great team!


Central Consolidated School District Security Team at the end of their final day of training. Thanks to the San Juan Criminal Justice Academy for the use of their 1st class facility. Instructors from far left: Range assistant Tim Brown (retired BCSO); Special Ops Manager, RLD Instructor David Brown; RLD Instructor Troy Dunn. 06/14/2016

Tactical Urban Pistol Class | Triad Defense

Do you want a chance to learn new tactical skills that will take your fi****ms training to a higher level? Do you want an opportunity to practice advanced skills? Triad Defense is offering its Tactical Urban Pistol Course on June 26. Call to sign up today! Tactical Urban Pistol Course (TUPC) was developed as adjunct training to the Triad Defense Concealed Carry Course. TUPC brings the serious concealed carry practitioner to a higher level of understanding, skill and appreciation for their art of self-defense and civil protection. The techniques taugh...


An attorney, politicians, cops, house wives, a PI, a doc, security guards, and retired military - all now NM CCW trained! Damn, we love this country!


Triad has upcoming classes for all levels of security guard certification as well as concealed carry. Check our webpage for dates!


Upcoming February Classes:
February 4: Level 1 Security Guard Certification Training
February 11: Level 1 Security Guard Certification Training
February 16: Level 1 at Rancho Encantado Hotel Resort,
Tesuque NM (available to all)
February 18: Level 1 Security Guard Certification Training
February 20 and 21: Level 2 Security Guard Training
February 25: Level 1 Security Guard Certification Training

**All Concealed Carry and Level 3 Security Guard Training classes will be held on a private or semi-private basis for the month of February. Please Call David Brown, (505)814-2148, for details.


Great day of tactical pistol training with CCW folks, armed guards, and reserve deputies.
Loving and Protecting America. 09/06/2015

Gun control groups accused of ‘swatting’ open-carry permit holders, putting lives at risk

What are your thoughts? An anti-gun lobby group has drawn the ire of second amendment supporters by going on social media and asking the public to call the cops on anyone open-carrying a gun. 07/01/2015

Former CNN journalist kills man in shootout at NW Albuquerque motel

What are your thoughts on this story? A former CNN reporter shot and killed a man who reportedly tried to break into the northwest Albuquerque motel room where he and his wife were staying Tuesday night. Chuck de Caro, who is married… 06/18/2015

Cleveland Judge Finds Probable Cause to Charge Officers in Tamir Rice Death

What are your thoughts on this story? The judge, Ronald B. Adrine, also said he did not have the power to order the arrest of the two officers without a complaint being filed by a prosecutor.


Are you considering one of Triad Defense's Security Guard Certification classes? See what past students have to say about their experience:


Our Level 2 Security Guard Certification Class on Friday, 6/19 and Saturday 6/20 still has openings. Register today and take your career to the next level. 05/27/2015

Urban Awareness, Self-Defense | Triad Defense

The Urban Awareness, Self-Defense Workshop will be taught on Saturday, June 27. In this full day class, learn proven, practical methods to keep yourself safe in a variety of situations. The Urban Awareness, Self-Defense Workshop (UASDW) is intended for the individual who does not have the time to dedicate themselves to years of martial arts training in order to learn self-defense. Not only will the student of UASDW develop the skills based on Startle Response Self-Defense principle… 05/08/2015

Pittsburg: Homeowner shoots, kills two during possible burglary, police say Two people were shot and killed during a possible interrupted burglary attempt Friday night at a home that was the subject of a home-invasion robbery attempt earlier this week, police said. 04/27/2015

Heroic Washington teacher says he ran toward gunfire like anyone else would A government teacher at the school, identified as Brady Olson, tackled the male student before more shots could be fired, and police took the teen into custody just before 8 a.m., authorities said. Nobody was hurt. 04/09/2015

David Brown, Private Investigator | Resourceful – Thorough – Tenacious

David P. Brown is proud to announce that he is now offering a full range of private investigations services through David P. Brown Investigations. David has extensive experience as a homicide, violent crimes, child abuse, s*x crimes, and property crimes detective; narcotics agent, evidence custodian, interagency liaison officer and special operations planner. Highly successful as an interviewer and interrogator (100% confession rate), he devel…


Just added: Level 2 Security Guard Training on the weekend of April 18 and 19


Upcoming Level 1 Security Guard Training: March 31 and April 7.


More classes have been added for April and May:
April 25 and 26: Level 3 and CCW
May 2 and 3: CCW
May 23 and 24: CCW
If you know anyone looking for a great class for certification or re-certification in CCW or Level 3 Security Guard please share. 03/19/2015

Close Quarter Pistol Tactics | Triad Defense

Join us on April 12 for Close Quarters Tactical Pistol and take your fi****ms skills to the next level. This 8 hour course was developed for the practitioner of the fine art of fi****ms. CQPT is not a live fire training program. Instead it incorporates air soft equipment to simulate live fire. This course is intended for individuals who are serious about home security and personal survivability in t… 03/19/2015

Testimonials | Triad Defense

Thank you, Bryan, for the great testimonial!

"I recently attended the Level 2 Security Officer Certification class taught by David Brown, Special Projects Manager of Triad Defense, and I am truly impressed.
The class encompasses all of the elements necessary for a Security professional to expand both their knowledge and proficiency in their field. Beyond just the legal and technical aspects of carrying out the duties of Level 2, the course also provides the operator with the philosophy and principles that make the difference between “just doing the job” and knowing how to be a professional in the Security Industry.
The physical training: unarmed, handcuffing and baton use were excellent and provided me, as a student with both the ability and the confidence to successfully control any situation that might arise as a Security Officer.
I highly recommend to anyone in the Security field, either just starting or a Level 1 Officer looking to grow in the industry, TAKE THIS COURSE! "

To see more about what our clients think of us visit the "Testimonials" pages on our website. We have one for security guard classes and another for our fi****ms training: The instructors of Triad Defense are an absolutely phenomenal group! The Conceal Carry Course I took had participants ranging from having never shot a handgun before to only needing to renew their Conceal Carry License, and everywhere in between. The instructors were able to work with each individua…


We had a great Level 2 class yesterday! Thank to you everyone who attended. 03/08/2015

Legal Analysis: Self defense in New Mexico In the late hours of February 7, 2015, officers from the Ruidoso Police Department responded to a home off Sunny Slope Drive in Ruidoso to a residential burglary in progress. 03/08/2015

Why cops don't 'shoot to injure' There are too many reasons why this isn't done. Here are a few.


Classes have been added to the schedule: Level 1 Security Guard Training on February 25 and Level 2 Security Guard Training on the weekend of February 28 and March 1. Call to sign up today.

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Simple mechanics of  leverage disarming. Over and over.  Slow is smooth,  smooth becomes fast, fast becomes dynamic,  dy...
Final day qualifications,  speed re-loading. Central Consolidated School District Security Team. Stellar efforts!  Great...



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