Behind The Badge Personal Defense was started in 2013 By Chris Brooks, Jamie Brooks, and Stephen
Miles, all 3 being police officers in the Sparta, IL area. Behind The Badge Personal Defense is a firearms
training company that specializes in Illinois concealed carry and other self defense firearms training. In
2020 Chris, took majority responsibility of the training company and has added his son Christopher
Brooks as an assistant instructor. Behind The Badge Personal Defense is dedicated to providing our area
with the best firearms training available no matter if you are a beginner or advanced shooter.