Sonny Lynch is the Vice-President of the National Law Enforcement Training Center.
Sonny Lynch has been in law enforcement since 1985. He served in the United States Army as a Military Policeman and is currently the Assistant Chief of Police at the Clinton, Missouri Police Department where he has been employed since 1990. He holds the rank of Lieutenant. He was promoted in 2005 after serving 14 years as a patrol supervisor
Sonny has been a trainer for the National Law Enforcement Training Center since 1994. He is a National Trainer and has conducted training sessions throughout the United States. He also serves as Vice President of the Executive Board of Directors.
Sonny is a police academy instructor for the Central Missouri Police Academy which is located on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. He teaches academy recruits patrol tactics, officer survival and all reasonable control option skills.
For approximately seven years Sonny taught defensive tactics during in-service classes throughout the state for the Missouri Sheriff's Training Academy. These classes focused primarily on deputies and officers who work in rural environments and techniques and tactics that could be used successfully by the lone officer.
Sonny recently became certified in Force Analysis by the Force Science Research Institute to further his efforts as a trainer and consultant. He is an accomplished author, and has been published in several professional journals.