We SAVE Lives Through Training
Sentri Institute’s core businesses revolves around firearms, security and supplemental defensive certifications. We were founded under three core beliefs. First, to provide effective defensive firearms training to anyone willing to learn. Second, to educate the public on proper firearms etiquette and tackle the negative stereotypes in an effort to bring communities together. Lastly, to reinforce the safety of our communities with the implementation of modern surveillance technologies provided by certified security specialist and trained boots on the ground.
As certified security professionals, we know the value of safety and security
Paul Peng has a strong passion for teaching. As an army veteran of 9 years and 2 combat tours to Iraq; Mr. Peng, an ex-military policeman, possess extensive experience in the realm of security operations. His work with foreign dignitaries, heading the training programs for various police stations in Iraq as well as being the head section leader of his squad-based unit has provided him the leadership and practical experience necessary to organize and teach an effective course on firearms as well as local security operations.
Mr. Peng is a certified BSIS Firearms Instructor issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is also a certified NRA and DOJ Firearms instructor, as well as a CCW training provider for the following counties: Orange, Los Angeles and San Diego.
KARLA RAMIREZ – Instructor
Karla has enjoyed good conversation and helping others since she was a child. Growing up in Downey, CA; she turned this passion into one of several successful businesses at only 18 years of age. Throughout this time, the wealth of knowledge acquired in terms of marketing, business planning and strategic execution has been instrumental into her continued entrepreneurial creativity and success.
Although a relative late comer into the world of firearms, Karla has proven to be a quick learner. She is a certified NRA firearms instructor.