Chris Ray

LE SWAT/Retired

  • Chris spent over 18 years as a Police Officer for Phoenix Police Department.
  • He was a member of the Special Assignments Unit (SWAT) Phoenix PD, as a full-time sniper, entry team,
    and Grenadier for over 8 years before medically retiring.
  • Lead Sniper Instructor for Phoenix PD (NRA Sniper Instructor), Rifle and Sub-Machine Gun NRA
    Instructor, Less-Lethal Instructor, Patrol Rifle and Recruit/In-service Firearms Instructor (AZPOST).
  • FBI Sniper/Observer School (Arizona).
  • Former Co-chair for the Sniper SME committee for Arizona Tactical Officers Association.
  • Instructor for the Annual Sniperfest Training & Competition
  • Phoenix Police Academy Tactical Training and Firearms Instructor.
  • Phoenix PD Intelligence Officer attached to Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC), FBI
    Secret Clearance.

Signature Courses and Programs

Chris Ray teaches open enrollment courses in the Phoenix, AZ area.


Precision Rifle Fundamentals
Precision Rifle Techniques
Precision Rifle Concepts

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