A family-owned business, The HF LearnSafety Firearms Training Center, located at 315 Litchfield Road in New Milford, Connecticut, has been providing firearms safety and specialized firearms instruction to people throughout New England and beyond for more than a decade.
Our instructor, Herbert Furhman is a retired member of the CT law enforcement community. An active certified P.O.S.T. state firearms instructor of the Connecticut Police Academy, he is also a National Rifle Association law enforcement and civilian instructor, a CT State Police security officer and bail enforcement criminal justice and firearms instructor and a State of Utah Department of Public Safety firearms instructor.
For the NRA, he trains students in many disciplines including law enforcement pistol and shotgun, civilian basic safety pistol and rifle, advanced pistol markmanship and personal defense encounter shooting in the home. For the Connecticut Police Academy, he is a general firearms and taser P.O.S.T. instructor for active duty police officers. He is also a certified range safety officer.
For the State of Utah, Mr. Furhman is a licensed Concealed Carry Firearms Permit Instructor. He also instructs in tactical shotgun and advanced defensive techniques. Mr. Furhman is a U.S. Homeland Security/ FEMA technical instructor for police, fire and ems personnel through the New Mexico Tech Energenic Materials Research and Testing Center for the Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings course and the Prevention and Response to Suicide Bomber Incidents program. Additionally, Herb has attended numerous advanced courses at the United States Homeland Security Training Center in Anniston, Alabama.
An active member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Brookfield Police Lodge 31, Mr. Furhman brings his experience from many years of service in the police and criminal justice fields. For years, he qualified at the Connecticut State Police Firearms Range as 'distinguished expert'. You'll get the best and most appropriate training through HF LearnSafety LLC. Herb is a graduate of Boston University and was president of his recruit training class at the Connecticut Police Academy. He also served many years as a state academy instructor for correctional officers, counselors and other state officials. Herb not only teaches courses in firearms, but also has taught medical and other safety courses on topics ranging from fire safety to suicide prevention to AIDS/HIV and CPR/first aid. He is a state certified firefighter, and current president of the Gaylordsville Fire Department. Finally, as a former volunteer supervisor for the American National Red Cross Disaster Services, Herb was deployed during the 2005 Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort, the 2007 San Diego Wildfires and the 2008 Hurricane Ike Relief Effort in Galveston, Texas.
Herb provides entertaining and thought provoking programs, looking at issues and concerns while expanding his students' insight into firearm safety. Present and past students include federal, state and municipal law enforcement, armed security guards, military personnel, national park service employees and the general public, From youth to adults. HF LearnSafety LLC is committed to its students. Many come back for advice on appropriate gun and accessory selection, and for training in firearm selection and advanced shooting techniques.
Fully insured for professional liability and registered in the State of Connecticut. Member of the NRA, NSSF and State of Utah.