Instructor Highlight – Mike Johnson

Mike has 29 years of Law Enforcement experience. Mike has worked at several municipal departments in Palm Beach County before joining the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Mike has also served on many specialized units including the Dive Rescue Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit, Street Crime Suppression Unit and Special Response Team. While assigned to the Department’s Special Response Team, Mike held positions as Entry Team Member, Scout Sniper, Team Leader and Team Commander. Since joining the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office he has served in the Patrol Division as a Deputy Sheriff and Field Training Officer. He is currently assigned to the Training Bureau as Instructor and Range Manager. Mike holds instructor certifications in all the high liability areas.


Mike was instrumental in redeveloping the Action Target Academy Range Master Course.  He also developed the Benelli Shotgun Instructor Development Course.