Jason Paletta
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GCS Training GROUP

Jason Paletta

20 Years Instructing

Phone: 530 682 5651

Email: jpaletta@gcstraininggroup.com

Background: Former Military, Law Enforcement, Instructor, Gov’t Employee / Contractor

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About GCS Training GROUP

Jason has over 20 years of law enforcement experience with 10 of those years being assigned to SWAT. Jason is a full-time Law Enforcement professional where his current duties as a Special Agent, consist of UC, Surveillance and Search Warrant Operations while assigned to a Violent Crimes Team. Jason left Law Enforcement from 2011 to 2013 and served as a High Threat Diplomatic Security Professional which included an assignment as a member of the U.S. Ambassador’s Protection Detail and Counter Assault Team in Baghdad, Iraq. Jason worked as a firearms instructor from 2003 to 2010 for a Northern California P.O.S.T. Police Academy. Along with Jason’s firearms experience, Jason also helped to create and was a member of his agency’s Gang Unit in Detectives. Prior to Jason’s Law Enforcement career, he served as a Weapon Squad Team Leader with the 82nd Airborne Division where he was also tasked with teaching tactics and being a firearms instructor. Jason has a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and is currently attending Arizona State University where he is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Emergency Management. Jason, who has been chosen as a VIKTOS Brand Athlete, considers himself always a student and continues to evolve by taking courses from other well know instructors. With Jason’s past experience and training, he has taught firearm skills to novice firearm handlers at the police academy as well as to seasoned soldiers, contractors and law enforcement professionals.

Courses Taught

Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, Long Range Precision, Scenario Based Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge), Women's Only Courses, Instructor Training Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses

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Certifications

• CA POST Firearms Instructor (Oct 2002)
• Basic SWAT School (Oct 2004)
• Advanced SWAT (May 2005)
• Officer Safety and Field Tactics (Mar 2006)
• Advanced Gang Investigations (Dec 2006)
• Advanced SWAT (May 2007)
• Helicopter-Tactical Short Haul (Jul 2007)
• San Jose MERGE Tactical Carbine (Nov 2008)
• Emergency Medical Technician (Dec 2014)
• Field Training Officer (Jul 2015)
• TCCC Instructor (Sept 2015)

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Policies

Cancellation Policy



A deposit of 50% of the course fee is required to reserve your seat in the class, normally collected 3-5 days after registration. The remaining balance will subsequently be collected 7-10 days before the class.

Student initiated cancelations at least 14 days prior to class date are refundable MINUS a $25 proecessing fee.

Student cancelations less than 14 days prior to class are NON REFUNDABLE.

Students should expect classes to run rain or shine, though GCS reserves the right to cancel due to extreme weather (cold, snow).

GCS initiated cancelations will receive a full refund.

Refunds may be applied as credits at the student’s discretion. Credits remain valid for 1 year.

I have read and understand the cancellation and refund policy.
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By submitting this form, I certify I have no criminal convictions that prevent me from legally possessing, owning, or purchasing firearms, have no official or unofficial history of mental illness or substance abuse, have never been affiliated with or belong to any gang or other illegal organization involved or engaged in any illegal activities, and have not been dishonorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces.

Reschedule Policy

Students should expect classes to run rain or shine, though GCS reserves the right to cancel due to extreme weather (cold, snow).

GCS initiated cancelations will receive a full refund.

Refund Policy

GCS initiated cancelations will receive a full refund.

Refunds may be applied as credits at the student’s discretion. Credits remain valid for 1 year.
I have read and understand the cancellation and refund policy.

Courses

CCW

Basic

Intermediate

Advanced

Rifle

Instructor Training Courses

LEO / MIL / SEC Courses