James "Randy" Merriman
Randy Merriman is a career Law Enforcement officer of over 25 years and comes from a background as a Special Agent with a Texas Governors narcotic enforcement unit. Randy is certified as a Texas Law Enforcement Instructor and holds certifications ranging from Basic to Master level. He is recognized by the US DOD as an Awareness, Human Behavior Analysis (HBA) and Tracking Subject Matter Expert and has an outstanding reputation for the delivery of high quality training. He has developed awareness courses and has delivered training to a multitude of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and for numerous U.S. Department of Defense organizations and US Allies.
Randy has provided awareness courses in support of all branches of the US military and Special Forces communities. He has developed and provided Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) awareness programs to the US Navy EOD Training and Evaluation Units and has provided services as the course developer and instructor for the Army’s Advanced Situational Awareness (ASA) program at the US Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE) at Ft Benning Georgia. He has delivered awareness and tracking programs to the USMC Snipers and was a program developer and subject matter expert for the USMC “Combat Hunter” program at Camp Lejeune, NC. Combat Hunter is an awareness program designed to teach Marines the ability to recognize indicators that reveal hostile intentions. He has also developed and taught these awareness programs to elite Military Units such as the British SAS, 3 Para, Royal Marines, Royal Tank Regiment, and has served as an instructor for the elite British Jungle Warfare Training facility in Brunei. He has trained Canadian Special Forces, Danish Frogmen Corp, Danish Jaegers, Danish EOD Engineers and the Dutch Royal Marines in their respected countries and around the globe in Awareness, Human Behavior Analysis, C-IED and Tracking skill sets.