Michael Conroy - Senior Instructor and Chief Range Safety Officer 

Mike has been active with firearms since he was a young boy hunting and trap shooting.  After High School Mike joined the U.S. Army and served as a rifleman and parachute rigger.  Mike is also a collector of vintage military small arms and has acquired a vast collection over the years. 

Mike has a passion for the 1911 pistol and the M1 Garand Rifle.

Mike is a certified Illinois Concealed Carry Instructor, NRA Instructor and Chief Range Safety Officer.

Mike has built rapport with many of the local Army, Navy and Marine Reserve units and has brought free concealed carry training to our active duty military 

MIke is an active armorer for Smith and Wesson, Glock and Springfield Armory pistols.

Deb Lind - Firearms Instructor and Range Safety Officer 

Amanda Lempa - Chief Operations Officer 

Amanda brings 15 years of office management & support to Illinois Public Safety Training Group.  Amanda oversees accounts payable/receivable and handles all of the material and product orders for the instructors to ensure they have the tools and resources they need to teach their courses in safe and pleasant environment.

Amanda also oversees the integration of our company website with other social media tools to keep our class schedules current  

Gary Lind  Instructor and Range Safety Officer

Gary brings over 16 years of firearms handling experience to the table.  Gary is a certified Illinois Concealed Carry Instructor, Certified Range Safety Officer and Certified NRA Firearms Instructor. 

Gary is a graduate of Front Sight Firearms Training Institute Las Vegas and Final Option Minnesota for Defensive Handgun. 

Gary is an active shooter IDPA and USPSA and maintains memberships with ILEETA, NRA, ITOA, ISRA and NACFI. 

Brian MIller  - Staff Instructor

Daniel Lempa - President & Chief Instructor 

Dan brings to the table 25 years of law enforcement and public safety experience.

Dan is a certified law enforcement firearms instructor, Illinois concealed carry instructor Range Safety Officer and is a Immediate Action Rapid Deployment Instructor.

Dan specializes in Firearms training,  less lethal munitions such as chemical agents and TASER as well as defensive tactics training.  Dan currently holds instructor certifications for each of these disciplines.

Dan served on a Emergency Response Team and was an active member of the teams training division overseeing firearms and less lethal munitions. 

Dan continues to teach Rapid Deployment and workplace violence awareness & prevention classes to several agencies.

Recognizing the importance of post incident care, Dan has completed training with NAEMT in Bleeding Control for the injured and Medical Tactics for patrol 


Dan is an armorer for Glock and Springfield Products and can assist with repairs and some modifications.

Dan is an active member of ILEETA, ITOA, NRA and IALEFI 


Joe Pavlick - Instructor and Range Safety Officer