FCAT was started in 1996 by
Gary Mozingo in Mobile, Alabama. The first
students were local security officers. Because Alabama and Mississippi have
no stated codes for Security Guard training, Gary’s military credentials
were reviewed and accepted by the nation's largest security company.
Enjoying the range, shooting, and pay for such activities was all the
incentive required to try to do more of it. Prospects were approached
and the same questions kept coming up:
Is your company using NRA Law Enforcement qualified instructors?
During 2000, Gary attended and graduated from the NRA’s Law Enforcement
Instructor Course taught at Mississippi’s Law Enforcement Academy, in
Pearl, Mississippi. That helped to launch FCAT’s healthy increase in
We require $1,000,000 liability coverage for its Arms instructors.
That was fulfilled through Lockton Insurance company.
We want our riflemen trained by an NRA L.E. Precision Rifle (Sniper)
That requirement was satisfied during July of 2001.
We want to buy our guns from the same company that trains our men.
FCAT received its FFL during Feb of 2002.
We have personnel to be trained in Florida.
The Florida K license was satisfied during September of 2002.
Our men and women can only be trained by Military Sealift Instructors
That requirement, after much work and a long time,
was satisfied during November 2002.
We want our men trained by an instructor that is a certified to teach
That was satisfied during 2003
We require certified M 14 Springfield
Armory Armor instructors
That was accomplished during June 2003.
need a range to round things out, the NRA’s Range Development and Operation
Course was completed during October 2003 in Phoenix, Arizona.
are requesting more and more action-style shooting courses
Action Target Instructor Certification received in March 2004
M16, M4, Rifle, Carbine, Sub-machine Gun Armorer's
Course completed 26 January 06. NRA Automatic Weapons Select-Fire completed
31 January 06.
NRA Automatic Weapons to (Select-Fire) was completed
during 31 January 06.
Civilian Marksmanship completed January, 2010.
Security Tactics completed March, 2010.
completed March, 2010
Capsicum Pepper Spray completed March 2010
Advantage Control Holds completed March, 2010