Instructor Biography

Leon (Lee) Laster is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. Became a Massachusetts resident after being honorably discharged from the Marine Corps. Started his law enforcement career in Ashfield, MA, January of 1998 before being hired fulltime by the Montague Police Department. Currently employed by the Montague Police Department as a Staff Sergeant.

Certifications and Memberships:

  • State Certified Firearms Instructor for handgun, patrol rifle and shotgun
  • Certified in Pepperball Deployment
  • Certified in CPR-First Responder
  • Certified in SPEAR Defensive Tactics
  • Member of the NRA
  • Former Member of the Montague Police Special Response Team and training officer for the Montague Police Department staff

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This class is a must for any beginner or experienced person interested in learning how to defend their home, family, and themselves. The instructors have a wealth of training and experience from both law enforcement and military training. I felt secure and safe throughout the entire class. Overall great class!

-Mr. Keith Wiliams from Easthampton

Alan did a great job helping me with the firearm and making sure I was safe with it. I was uncomfortable at first, but Alan and Lee made sure I was doing everything right and then I felt comfortable with the firearm. Lee did a good job at explaining everything.

-Ms. Leslie Garcia from Greenfield