Brooke has always been passionate about the rights of people in general, and women in particular, to protect themselves and their loved ones. A mother of five with more than 20 years of personal experience hunting and shooting, Brooke joined the CAFT team in 2015; and since that time she has served in numerous instructional roles, including serving as Instructor for the Introduction to Handguns classes, Women’s Only: Protecting Your Home, Women’s Only Intro to Handguns and assisting in more advanced Concealed Carry, Home Defense and Active Shooter training with private security and Law Enforcement Tactical Teams. She has spent considerable time working with students in Force on Force training taking them through reality based exercises. Brooke is an NRA Certified Pistol and Rifle Instructor and Range Safety Officer, USCCA Conceal Carry and Home Defense Instructor, and also is certified through the Smith & Wesson’s Armorers Academy Law Enforcement Division as a M&P Armorer. Brooke prides herself on being able to relate to women’s unique self-protection needs, especially in regard to Concealed Carry and Home Defense. Her very favorite firearms are the Sig Sauer MPX in submachine gun platform, Sig Sauer P320 and most recently the Smith & Wesson 2.0C all 9mm.