Gary Sandridge

Owner / Instructor

35 years Law Enforcement Experience (retired 1-2020)


Wisconsin Department of Justice

      Certified Instructor

  • Firearms Safety Instructor
  • Firearms - Handgun
  • Firearms - Rifle / Subgun / Shotgun
  • Evoc-Emergencey Vehicle Operation & Control
  • Unified Tactics


Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services

      Certified Instructor

  • Firearms Certifier


Massad Ayoob - Massad Ayoob Group

  • Staff Instructor


​Tom Givens - Rangemaster

  • Defensive Shotgun Instructor


Nation Rifle Association Certified Instructor

  • Basic Handgun
  • Personal Protection in the Home
  • Range Safety Officer


USCCA - United States Concealed Carry Association

  • Certified Instructor


Simunition Instructor


Force on Force Instructor

  • Scenario Based Training


Weapon Retention Instructor


Electronic Weapons Instructor


Pepper Spray Instructor


IDPA - International Defensive Pistol Association

  • Competitive Shooter - multiple classes


Member of:

  • International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers association (ILEETA)
  • Wisconsin Law Enforcement Training Officers Association (WLETOA)


Certified Armorer:

  • Glock 
  • Colt
  • Reminton
  • Mossburg
  • Sig Saur



Mad City Firearms Training Advantage
Gary Sandridge is not only fully qualified to provide you the firearms training you need, but as an Active Law Enforcement Officer, he lives his training on a daily basis. Let Mad City Firearms Training provide you with proven firearms training.

Mad City Firearms Training