Chris Trapp

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Chris Trapp


  • Chris Trapp has been a Police Officer since 1996
  • Last half of career on full time tactical team.
  • Currently a lead instructor for his department’s rifle program.
  • His emphasis is all aspects of low light conflict and shield movement, maximizing efficiency in a tactical environment

Teaching Philosophy

Signature Courses and Programs

Chris develops and teaches courses for Law Enforcement and Civilian students. The courses listed below are ones he has either developed, or teamed up with another one of our subject matter experts to produce a multi-disciplined curriculum.


Entry Team Concepts
Patrol Low Light & Building Searches
Ballistic Shield Concepts
School Resource Officer Response to Active Shooter


Home Invasion


Breaching Tools for Police Officers and First Responders

Chris Trapp owns and operates Shieldspike, LLC. The Shieldspike and the Hammerspike line of breaching tools provide first responders and tactical teams a greater sphere of influence through rapid positive vehicle and structure glass penetration.
Whether it is a first responder extricating a trapped motorist or a tactical team serving a high risk search warrant, Shieldspike LLC has proven efficient solutions to meet the most demanding situations.

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