PHILOSOPHY

Talon Defense is a weapon and tactics training business that provides training to Law Enforcement, Military and vetted civilians.  
We strive to create a safe, confident, consistent and competent individual.  We also understand that shooting well is a mental process and teach with that understanding.  We teach sterile application of the fundamental while under stress, duress, unconventional & unorthodox positions and in adverse conditions.  All the while teaching to and creating an individual that is safe regardless of the environment.  

Talon Defense has been selected as a "Verified and Approved Law Enforcement Trainer" by the Alabama Tactical Officers Association. 

OWNER / OPERATOR: CHASE JENKINS

Chase began his law enforcement career in 1992.  During his 25 year career he served in various units and fields of the profession.  Early on he was tasked with providing training for his department during in-service training. During this time Chase was assigned to the Housing Authority which was a unit responsible for patrolling public housing.  The unit was awarded numerous citations for its programs and initiative.  The unit worked closely with the Narcotics unit by enforcing street level narcotics activity and serving search and arrest warrants.  After that Chase served as a detective in the Robbery/Homicide Unit.  As his career progressed he began providing training to outside agencies and military personnel.  During this time Chase was instrumental in creating and implementing the Tactical Unit in his department where he served as the assistant team leader and one of the training officers. Chase assisted other departments with their training and standing up tactical units.  

Chase taught at the regional academy for years as well as taught blocks of instruction in the F.B.I. / APOSTC Firearms Instructor Certification / Re-certification classes.  

Chase has attended countless hours of training from numerous nationally recognized sources and believes that learning is a never ending process.  With that philosophy in mind he continues to attend training on a regular bases so as to stay relevant and able to pass on solid information to his students. 

Chase has authored several articles for SWAT Magazine.  Talon Defense and it's courses have been featured in numerous print and internet magazines as well. 

Chase Jenkins

Photo Credit: Candice Honer / Breach-Bang-Clear