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Master Defensive Tactics Instructor, Abdul Mohamed, is the founder of Black Tiger Tactical. A Use of Force Expert, Abdul has an impressive and specialized background in the fields of Law Enforcement, Corrections, Private Security, Self Defense, Martial Arts, and U.S. Military Instructions, as well as numerous certifications and prestigious awards.

In his expert role as the director of operations for Black Tiger Tactical, Abdul makes use of his extensive experience in his preparation and implementation of the program’s training curriculum. Abdul coordinates the services, programs, and training not only locally in WA State but nationally, and internationally as well.

In addition to highly specialized teaching and training, Abdul is also responsible for evaluating both instructors and the various programs of Black Tiger Tactical.

In Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Security for over ten years, Abdul has attended Instructor Development level 1, Instructor Development Level 2, a Field Training Officer, has received training in both Middle Management and First Level Supervision, and is a member of the King County Special Operations Response Team (S.O.R.T) Committee. As an officer, Abdul has excellent communication skills and is proficient in field related technologies, including specialized computer software programs.

Abdul also served as a Tactical Officer and Training Coordinator for the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission in Burien, WA. In this role, Abdul taught and prepared the core curriculum for the Basic Corrections Officer Academy and performed evaluations of instructors and Academy programs. Abdul also taught Defensive Tactics for the Basic Police Officer Academy in Burien, WA, and as well for the WA State Department of Corrections CORE Academies. Abdul also is recognized and certified Master Instructor by Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.

Abdul came to the United States with the unique experience of having served nearly two years as an elite Personal Bodyguard for the Royal Family in Saudi Arabia. While living in Saudi Arabia, Abdul was also a Martial Arts Instructor, specializing in Street Self Defense. He possesses a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Japanese Jiu Jitsu and a 5th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.  Abdul is a former Instructor for the U.S. Military at Fort Lewis, WA. Making use of the latest technologies, Abdul has a multi-media approach to adult training and instruction, tailoring his curriculum and teaching methods to meet the various levels of proficiency according to the mission requirements of the commanders.

Throughout his distinguished service and career, Abdul Mohamed has won several prestigious awards and appointments. In 2011, he was the recipient of TWO Distinguished Service Medals. In 2008, he was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal, and in 2006, Abdul received the Most Valuable Police Officer Award from the Fife Police Reserve Academy. The Academy also presented Abdul with the Best Partner Award, with a 2nd Place EVOC Award and with two 3rd Place Academic Awards. Abdul has been named Master Defensive Tactics Instructor for the Fife Police Reserve Academy in both 2007 and 2008 as well as Lead Master Defensive Tactics Instructor for the King County Advanced Team.

Abdul has received Training and Certification in a number of fields related to his work in Law Enforcement, Corrections, Security, and Military. Please click the box below to view all of his certifications.

View Abdul's Certifications

Middle Management Training By CJTC

First Level Supervision Training By CJTC

Special Emergency Response Team – S.E.R.T Instructor Level

Master Control and Defensive Tactics Instructor by CJTC

Master Taser Instructor by Taser International

Master Less Lethal Instructor

Riot School Training By CJTC

Field Training Officer Academy By CJTC

Instructor Development Training by CJTC

Instructor Development Level 2 by CJTC

Stinger Band-IT System Instructor

Stinger S-200 System Instructor

Cell Extraction Team Instructor

PR-24 Sidehandle Baton Instructor by CJTC

Transport Instructor by CJTC

Basic Handcuffing Instructor by CJTC

Leg and Waist Restraints Instructor by CJTC

Contraband Instructor by CJTC

Cell Searches Instructor by CJTC

Intake and Booking Instructor by CJTC

Impact Weapons Instructor by CJTC

Defensive Tactics Instructor by CJTC

Control Tactics Instructor by CJTC

Ground Tactics Instructor by CJTC

O.C. Spray Instructor by CJTC

Weapons Retention & Disarming Instructor by CJTC

Lateral Vascular Neck Restrain Instructor by CJTC and National Law Enforcement Training Center

Tactical Handcuffing Instructor

Use of Force Instructor by CJTC

Certified Bicycle Police Officer by CJTC

Black Belt by the World Tae Kwon Do Federation (5th Dan)

Black Belt in Japanese Jiu Jitsu ( 2nd Dan)

High Impact Training Instructor by Vee Arnis Jitsu

Interview and Interrogation Certification by FBI

Reserve Police Officer Academy

Basic Corrections Officer Academy

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor by the Red Cross

Officer Street Survival Training and Certification

Taser Weapons Operator Certification

Court Room Security and High Risk Transport Certification

Radar Operator Certification

Lidar Operator Certification

ACCESS/WACIC Certification by WSP

N-95 Mask Instructor and Tester by DAJD

Completed FEMA – Professional Development Series

FEMA-IS240-Leadership and Influence

FEMA-IS230-Principles of Emergency Management

FEMA-IS235-Emergency Planning

FEMA-IS244-Developing and Managing Volunteers

FEMA-IS242-Effective Communication

FEMA-IS241-Decision Making and Problem Solving

FEMA-IS139-Exercise Design

FEMA-IS100-Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100)

FEMA-IS200-Basic Incident Command System (IS 200)

FEMA-IS700-National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Introduction

FEMA-IS800-National Response Plan (NRP) and Introduction

Operation Safety and Security (OPSEC) by WA-Homeland Security Institute

An introduction to Hazardous Materials Response by WA-Homeland Security

Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness Course  AWR-160 Homeland Security

Mass Decontamination Course by WA-Homeland Security Institute

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by WA-Homeland Security Institute

Technical Rescue Awareness by WA-Homeland Security Institute

Emergency Responder Interface with Ferry Systems WA-Homeland Security

ERT/Cell Extraction Training with King County Jail

Self Defense Instructor

South Center Mall Security Training Certification

Information Security and Privacy Awareness Training by DAJD

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