Meet the LawmenIntroduce yourself to the real security & consulting professionals: the owners and operators of LawMan Security & Consulting.
Deputy Bryan Bishop
A deputy sheriff since 2005, Bryan Bishop has worked for the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office since 2001. He is a certified instructor with Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, a certified Taser instructor with Taser International, and lead Active Shooter instructor for the Vanderburgh Co. Sheriffs Department. Bryan also serves as a tactical response instructor to Residential and Commercial Property. Bishop is also assigned full-time to the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force as a K9 handler. In 2010, Bryan received a Distinguished Service Medal – the Sheriff’s Office’s third-highest honor – for rescuing an off-duty Warrick County deputy sheriff from the icy Ohio River that January. A resident of Vanderburgh County since 1995, Bryan attended Harrison High School, the University of Southern Indiana, the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, and Top Dog Police Canine Academy.
Deputy Rob Clark
Rob Clark has worked for the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office since 1998. In his time there, he has been assigned to Motor Patrol and the Criminal Investigation Division. Rob is currently assigned to Motor Patrol as a K-9 handler and has been in that position since 2004. He has been honored on numerous occasions for his bravery, integrity, and hard work through the Vanderburgh County Sheriff Office’s Deputy of the Month program. A lifelong Vanderburgh County resident, Rob attended F.J. Reitz High School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Indiana University.
Personal Protection Instructor
LawMan Security & Consulting offers personal protection courses taught by real professionals. LawMan also offers tourniquet training and first responder casualty care training targeted towards law enforcement officers and emergency medical technicians.
Sergeant Sam Smith
Sergeant Sam Smith instructs personal protection courses for LawMan Security & Consulting. He is a veteran of the Evansville Police Department and has trained police officers since 2006. He is certified by the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy as a police instructor, having earned certifications in Pressure Points Control Tactics (PPCT), OCAT (pepper spray), use of force, handcuffing techniques, PPCT speed-cuffing, survival techniques and ground fighting, and Spontaneous Protection Enabling Action Response (SPEAR).
Additionally, Sergeant Smith has studied, instructed, and competed in the martial arts for most of his life, starting with folk-style wrestling in high school and moving on to Karate and Tae Kwon Do in college. As a police officer, he trained in Muay Thai kickboxing, submission wrestling, Pankratian, Combat Sambo and Russian Sport Sambo, Brazilian Ju-Jutsu, Kodokan Jujitsu, Judo, boxing, and the Filipino Martial Arts (FMA). He earned black belts in Sambo, Jujitsu, and Judo. He has been honored in numerous competitions at the state and local level for his outstanding performance as a martial artist.
Sergeant Smith is a published writer and a former adjunct professor. He taught at the University of Southern Indiana for 15 years and at Indiana University as a graduate student. He is a likeable and outgoing martial arts instructor and a personal protection consultant. He has experience teaching kids, women, and the elderly, and his unique teaching style makes him an effective, professional instructor.
LawMan Security & Consulting offers additional training courses taught by a real professional. Other classes include CPR Training, Tourniquet, Tactical Communications, Firearms, and much more.
Montrel Johnson instructs CPR Training for LawMan Security & Consulting. Montrel served in the U.S. Army for eight years in the 76th Infantry, based through the Indiana National Guard. His combat tours include Afghanistan and Iraq. While in the military, Montrel was certified as an Army Instructor, a Combat Life Saver Instructor, and a Team Leader. Today, Montrel works for Posey County Emergency Medical Services. Previously, he was a supervisor at American Medical Response (AMR). From an early age, Montrel was drawn to a career as a first responder; even volunteering as a Health Occupation Intern at AMR while still a high school student at Evansville’s Signature School. An EMS since 2003, he is certified in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. He is also a nationally registered paramedic and currently a CPR instructor. Montrel holds certification in PALS, ACLS, and PHTLS, as well.
Officer Kenny Dutschke
Kenny Dutschke has been a law enforcement officer since 2003. He currently works in the EPD Crime Prevention Unit and has served as a member of the SWAT team since 2011. Kenny also works as an Indiana Law Enforcement Academy instructor with specialty training in Glock Armorer. He has trained in numerous tactical combat courses including TC3, Fulcrum Tactical Advanced Hostage Rescue x2, Redback One Offensive Stronghold Clearance, and Redback One Counter Ambush. Additionally, he completed training at both the Fulcrum Tactical Active Shooter Instructors School and at the National Tactical Officers Association.
Officer Korey Mauck
Officer Korey Mauck has been with his department since 2007. Mauck served in the Army National Guard out of Evansville, IN and was deployed to Iraq in 2008 after completion of his police academy. Since joining the department in 2007, he has been involved with training fellow officers in many areas. Becoming a Defensive Tactics Instructor in 2010, Mauck instructs recruits at the academy as well as officers on the road. When working the road, he was also a Field Training Officer. Mauck became a firearms instructor in 2012 and has been heavily involved as a core instructor for his department at the police academy. He also instructed at the district level for regular firearms training during an extensive transition period when his department switched to a new gun manufacturer. Officer Mauck is a SigSauer Armorer for the Sig P220, P224, P225, P226, P227, P228, P229 and P239. He became a member of his department’s full time SWAT team in 2014 and during which time has also been to numerous high level courses in building clearing and weapons manipulations with both handgun and rifle. Since completing TEES, Officer Mauck is one of his team’s explosives breachers. Additionally, the SWAT section conducts active shooter training for all members of the department. In 2016, Mauck completed ILEA Sniper/Observer Course. Recently, Mauck trained two weeks at Norse Tactical in CQB techniques. Officer Mauck is a life member of the NRA.
Officer Nick Sandullo
Nick Sandullo instructs Active Threat Training for LawMan Security & Consulting. As Crime Prevention Officer/SWAT Operator, Nick trains new officers in active threat response at the Southwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (SWILEA). He is also involved with in-service training for current Evansville Police Department officers. Additionally, he assists employers and organizations in developing active threat policies. Nick has served on the SWAT Team since 2001, is certified in chemical munitions, less-lethal weapons, Taser, explosive breaching, and is currently the Breaching Team Leader. Additional certifications include those issued by the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) and the Active Shooter Institute. Originally from New Albany, Indiana, Nick holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI). A desire to help others drew Nick to a career in Law Enforcement. Of his interactions with the community, Nick states, “I enjoy the discussions I have with people. I usually learn as much from them as I hope they do from me.”
Sgt. Jacob Taylor
Sergeant Jacob Taylor has worked for the Evansville Police Department since 2002. He has been an active member of the SWAT team since 2007 and currently serves as a SWAT team leader, as well as an EPD Lead SWAT School Instructor. Sergeant Taylor is also certified as a NRA Firearms Instructor, Shoot House Instructor, National Tactical Officers Association Active Shooter Instructor, Safariland-Def Tech Less Lethal Instructor and a LSU Active Shooter Instructor. He has advanced hostage rescue school training, in addition to specialty training in Glock/AR15/H&K Armorer.
Officer Michael Lehmkuhler
Michael Lehmkuhler has been a police officer since 1994. Since joining his current department in 2000, Michael has been involved with training fellow officers in many areas. He is an Indiana Law Enforcement Academy certified instructor in Emergency Vehicle Operations and Firearms. In 2006, Officer Lehmkuhler became and is a current member of his department’s full time SWAT team. Officer Lehmkuhler also became an ILEA firearms Instructor and completed ILEA Sniper/Observer Course both in 2007. He instructed recruits at the academy as well as officers on the road. Lehmkuhler has been heavily involved as a core instructor at the police academy for his department and instructed at the district level for regular firearms training along with an extensive transition period when his department switched to a new gun manufacturer. Officer Lehmkuhler is a Glock Armorer and has been to numerous high level courses in building clearing and weapons manipulations with both handgun and rifle. Their SWAT section also conducts active shooter training for all members of the department. Officer Lehmkuhler completed SIG Rifle School in 2013 and recently completed training at Norse Tactical in CQB techniques in 2016.
Dr. Don Cates, DVM
Cates is a specialist in Working Dogs, Canine Orthopedics, and Canine Reproduction. He provides veterinary services to Indiana State Police K-9s and K-9s from other states to keep them healthy throughout their training period. Since 2003 Cates has not only been involved in working dog health but has also been actively involved in working dog training. His personal dogs are trained by USPCA standards. Cates trains dogs and handlers for Schutzhund competition, personal protection work, as well as family obedience. He served as the veterinarian for the 2012 USCA German Shepherd National Championship and the 2005 USPCA Nationals. Dr. Cates received his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University.