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firearms • ballistics • use of force • self-defense claims
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Firearms and Ballistics
Dr. Joslin's extended background includes knowledge and experience in firearm use, function and mechanics, as well as a certified armorer, and experience in general ballistics and shot trajectory. Read More…
Expert and Consulting Witness
Dr. Joslin has been an avid user of firearms for over 40 years. He has been an ammunition reloader since 1971 and currently holds an ATF 01 license as a firearms and ammunition dealer. Read More…
Dr. Joslin is trained in the use of deadly force, the martial arts, civilian use of taser, OC/pepper spray, use of force for the professional process server (officer of the court), and use of force cases involving the private security officer. Read More…
About Dr. Joslin
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Art Joslin holds three college degrees including earned graduate degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of Illinois. He currently serves as a Court Officer and Deputy Sheriff in Michigan. His extensive background in firearms includes over 40 years of shooting most types of handguns and long guns. Art has been trained in the use of force through experience and training as a Court Officer, an armed bodyguard and a personal protection specialist. He is a life-long student of the martial arts (Korean Hapkido, Jishukan -Ryu Jujitsu, Commando Krav Maga), is a level 2 instructor in Commando Krav Maga, a level 1 CKM Law Enforcement Instructor, and is trained in the use of Taser, and OC/pepper spray. He is a certified NRA Firearm Instructor, an NRA-appointed Training Counselor, an NRA-appointed Advanced Pistol Instructor, MCRGO Firearm Instructor, and a Reality-based Force-on-Force Instructor. Additional instructor certifications include Metallic Cartridge Reloading and Shotgun Shell Reloading, Rifle Instructor, Shotgun Instructor, Chief Range Safety Officer, and Home Firearm Safety Instructor. Other important certifications include MAG 40 (Massad Ayoob Group), Counter Ambush training, as well as hundreds of hours of firearm teaching. An avid reloader since 1971, he has researched, loaded, tested and developed multiple handgun and rifle loads for personal, competitive, and hunting uses. Art currently holds an ATF type 01 (dealer) license and is co-founder of Critical Defense Training company of Michigan, and Combat Survival of Michigan.
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