Kevin J. Hebert - Instructor
Kevin Hebert began his career in law enforcement in 1986. He is currently employed full time as a Law Enforcement Officer with over 25 years of experience in the field. Since 2012, he has served as the Training Coordinator for a local law enforcement agency and also provides instruction to law enforcement officers with other agencies within the Acadiana area. He regularly conducts firearms training in the disciplines of both pistol and carbine weapons platform. Hebert has served on the Special Response Team (SRT) for 10 years. After starting out as an Operator, he quickly advanced to Tactical Team Leader, then later to Assistant Commander. Hebert was recognized by the Rotary Club, in which, he received the Officer of the Year award in 2011 and again in 2014.
Hebert holds numerous instructor certifications such as Low Light Shooting and Tactics Instructor,Defensive Control Device Instructor, Simunitions Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor and POST Firearms Instructor. He also holds several armorer certifications including AR-15 M4 and Glock Series of pistols. Hebert has attended multiple courses at Regional Counterdrug Training Academy (RCTA), Institute of Police Technology and Management (IPTM), Public Agency Training Council (PATC), as well as notable entities such as, Louisiana State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Louisiana Tactical Police Officers’ Association (LTPOA) and National Tactical Police Officers Association (NTPOA). He has received instruction in subjects parallel to civilian reaction to active shooter, hostage rescue tactics, mass causality care, penetrating trauma and bleeding control, self defense and control devices and vehicle cover tactics. Hebert is recognized by the Louisiana Peace Officer Standards and Training Counsel as a Law Enforcement Officer.
Hebert has worked with the school board, along with individual schools on procedures in response to critical events/active shooter situations. He has coordinated several security evaluations via unannounced penetration test to assess possible weaknesses in physical security systems, as well as lapse in security procedures.