Alan Ramsden

20 yrs. police experience

- 3 yrs undercover narcotics

- 16 yrs. as a member of the Westland PD Tactical Response Unit

- 10 yrs sniper/entry

- 1 yr assistant team leader

- 2 yrs. team leader

- 3 yrs. team commander

 - Retired as Chief of Police and has done over 100 drug raids executed/planned. 

- Lead sniper instructor/ trainer for multiple agencies task force. 

- Law enforcement pistol and carbine instructor

- CPL instructor

- Competitive 3 gun shooter

Mike Tulip - 

Mike was a police officer from 1986 to 2013 and retired from Canton PD after 25 yrs. of service. During his time at Canton he served on the SWAT Team and trained as a team member and Precision Rifleman. 


He was also a department use of force instructor.  Mike instructed handgun, shotgun and patrol rifle as well as defensive tactics. He also was a chemical agent instructor to the officers at Canton PD.


Canton PD hosted many in-service training classes that Mike instructed. These classes included : handgun and shotgun classes, patrol rifle user and instructor classes as well as precision rifle and advanced precision rifle classes. 


For several years Mike was teaching in service classes as well as training the recruits in the academy at Schoolcraft College. 


Mike is an avid shooter in 3 gun, IDPA and USPSA. He also holds multiple master level classifications in IDPA. 


- CPL instructor

- Tactical Handgun/Carbine instructor 

Robin Boruta - 

- Certified NRA CPL Instructor

- Certified IDPA CSO & RSO

- Competitive IDPA shooter since 2004

- Michigan Ladies State Champion for 11 yrs.

- Great Lakes Regional Ladies Champion for 12 yrs.

- 2012 Custom Defense Pistol Expert State Champion

- IDPA Stock Service Pistol Master .... Robin is the first female master in Michigan! 

- IDPA Enhanced Service Pistol Expert

- IDPA Custom Defense Pistol Expert

- Ladies Night instructor

- Holster Draw instructor

- Instruction for private lessons

Robin works sales and has been an instructor at Firingline since 2007.

Mario Derrick - 

- NRA instructor since 1981

- Hunter Safety instructor for 35 yrs.

- Competitive shooter since 1980

        - High power rifle

        - Handgun

Mario teaches CPL, Youth Safety and Small Bore Rifle. He has been with Firingline since we opened our doors in 2002.