Thomas Brown is a Firearms Instructor who appears as an Expert Witness in New Hampshire and Massachusetts courts.
He has investigated cases and testified on behalf of individuals charged with firearm and use of force related issues. As a New Hampshire licensed Private Investigator, he has provided evidence and material to the courts, bringing a level of expertise and knowledge needed in firearm cases.
Having been an instructor for over 20 years and trained over 15,000 students, his knowledge and experience has helped attorneys prepare their cases for trial. As a New Hampshire Court Officer, he is familiar with the court system.
Initial consultation to consider taking a case is free. Contact our office to setup an appointment.
Thomas Brown's Experience
1999 to Present, Master Firearm Instructor at Manchester Firing Line Range, Manchester New Hampshire. . Responsibilities include:
Provide NH Firearms Certification and deadly force instruction for Private Investigators Bail enforcement Officers and Armed Guards
Teach NRA courses (Basic Pistol, Personal Protection In the Home, Personal Protection In Outside Home, and Range Officer Safety.
Teach MFL classes (Practical Handgun Clinic, Advanced Handgun Clinic, Residential Rifle Clinic and Commercial Range Officer Safety
Provide private instruction for individual students at all levels.
Opening and running the range for these classes
Qualify MFL staff.to the NH State Police Standard
Create and maintain Range Rules for the facility
Teach LEOSA courses for MA agency retired Officers (regardless of state residence)
Create new courses and materials as needed
1990 to Present, Senior Tactical Instructor/Senior Range Officer with the Tactical Arts Group of New Hampshire. Responsibilities include:
Creating and maintaining the SOPs for the range where our events are held.
Instruct students in shooting and tactics in our live-fire shoothouse.
Opening the range to public for our posted scheduled events.
Create and review shooting scenarios/COFs for our range events prior to their use.
Assist in the training of ROs to become Senior ROs.
Identify and recommend TAG members for enrollment in the RO training program.
Establish standards and levels of proficiency for recognition/performance awards.
2005 to Present, NH Licensed Private Investigator – currently with The Estey Associates Responsibilities include:
License Number 71853
Interview individuals for various cases for trial
Collaborate with Attorneys
NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor
Sig Sauer LEO Instructor
Sig Sauer LEO Patrol Rifle Instructor
Law of Defense Instructor Graduate
Sig Sauer Master Pistol Instructor
Tactical Arts Group member – Senior Tactical Instructor
NRA certified Instructor, Basic Pistol, Shotgun and Personal Protection
NRA certified Chief Range Safety Officer
Massachusetts State Firearm Instructor #BFS00872
Massachusetts LEOSA Instructor
Simuntion LE Instructor
The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA)
The International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI)
The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors & Armorers Association (MLEFIAA)
Range Officer Safety classes:
NRA Range Officer safety classes at Chester Fish and Game
Manchester Firing Line
BAE Corporation, where only after completing the RSO class taught by Tom Brown, their employees are allowed to be on the range where BAE military and defense products were to be tested.
MFL Commercial Range Officer Safety Class - designed for Commercial Ranges
National Rifle Association - Basic Pistol, NRA Personal Protection in the Home, NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home, NRA Range Safety Officer.
Manchester Firing Line - Practical Handgun Clinic, Advanced Handgun Clinic, New Gun Owners Seminar, Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle and Residential/Tactical Rifle Clinic, CCW’s Role in a an Active Shooter Situation
New Hampshire State Police - Firearms Certification class for Armed Professionals
Massachusetts LEOSA Course
Critical Defense Institute - Simuntion 100, Simunition 200, Tactical Shotgun Course
Firearm Safety for Armed PIs qualification course - to NHLI (New Hampshire League Of Investigators)
Use of Force for NH Armed Private Investigator - to NHLI (New Hampshire League Of Investigators)
Counter Ambush Skill & Tactics – 2019
NH Court Officer Training - 2019
FEMA IS-00100.c – 2019
Emergency Care and Safety Institute Course – 2019
Incident Response to Terrorist Bombing – 2019
Armed Citizen’s Response to an Active Shooter - 2019
LE Simunition Instructor Course – 2018
Dave Spaulding LE Combat Pistol – 2017
Firearm Tactics For High Risk Arrest Situations – 2017
Concealed Carry – Off Shift Survival – 2017
Maximizing Performance with Smaller Defensive Handguns – 2017
Offensive Shooting - 2017
Dave Spaulding Combat Pistol – 2017
Sig Sauer Academy Law Enforcement Patrol Rifle Instructor - 2016
IALEFI LEO Master Instructor program Pistol/Shotgun/Tactical Rifle - - 2016
Law of Defense Instructor course – 2016
LE Simunition Instructor Course – 2015
Utah CCW class – 2015
MLEFIAA LEO CCW and Performance Carbine class - 2014
MLEFIAA LEO Advanced Patrol Rifle – 2014
Shock knife Instructor class – 2014
Chief Ron Glidden – MA Guns Laws - 2014
Sig Sauer Academy Master Pistol Instructor – 2013
LEO Simunition Instructor certification class
S&W Academy Edge Weapon Awareness – 2012
MLEFIAA – Advanced Pistol Skills – 2012
MLEFIAA – Point and Precision Shooting – 2012
MLEFIAA – Point Shooting a Handgun – 2012
Massachusetts LEOSA Instructor - 2012
NRA Law Enforcement Handgun and Shotgun Instructor - 2010
Sig Sauer Academy Law Enforcement Pistol Instructor – 2010
NRA Outside the Home Instructors class – 2007
IALEFI regional training conference - 2006 / NRA Shotgun Instructor’s course - 2006
Placed on New Hampshire Attorney General’s list of Instructors accredited to run the state’s lethal force class for Private Investigators and armed guards, and perform their firearm’s qualification – 2005
Street Survival Seminar – Calibre Press’ Law Enforcement Seminar Series – 2005
FBI Academy in Quantico VA – Firearms Training Unit - tactical handgun
SIGARMS Academy – Vision Enhancement/Low-light training and simmunitions – 1998
Lethal Force Institute – At Massad Ayoob’s invitation, taught tactical shooting clinic to an LFI III class. – 1997
National Tactical Invitational – NTI Range Officer Training - 1997
Farnam Advanced Defensive Handgun – movement/cover low-light shooting – 1996
SIGARMS Academy - Pistol Transition for Instructors – 1995
Farnam Advanced Defensive Handgun – Retention/Disarm and low-light shooting – 1994
Farnam Advanced Defensive Handgun – Discretionary shooting/low-light shooting – 1993
TAG Range Officer Course - 1993
Lethal Force Institute LFI II Lethal Threat Management – 1992
NRA Personal Protection Instructor class - 1992
Lethal Force Institute LFI I Judicious use of deadly force – 1991