One of the Best Courses I have Attended.

“One of the best courses I have attended. In law enforcement, it is crucial to test new skills while under simulated stress to imprint long lasting muscle memory.”

J.P. Burt / Larkspur, Colorado

We Learned to Communicate as a Team.

“We learned to communicate as a team with one common language. The course exposed many areas of weakness and makes me only want to learn more. The training is second to none.”

Chad Davies / Castle Rock, Colorado

I have the Confidence to make a Difference.

“I now feel that I have the confidence to make a difference and save lives. I highly recommend that anyone and everyone should consider training with Jimmy Graham.”

Chris Waterman, President of Waterman Group Mortgage / Castle Rock, Colorado

Curriculum that was second to None.

“Jimmy listened to our needs and created a curriculum that was second to none. He integrated well with the students and was able to gain their trust very quickly. I would not hesitate for a second to recommend Jimmy and DTA for any force-based or tactical law enforcement training.”

Rob Heide, Retired Police Officer and Owner/Lead Instructor,186 Training and Consulting LLC.  Virginia

Training for Tough Decisions.

“Training for tough decisions under Jimmy’s expert eyes prepares you and your family for what life will unexpectedly bring—with confidence.”

Kevin Cullis, Author and Owner of / Littleton, Colorado

I Gained far more than what I Invested.

“Jimmy’s leadership, confidence, and ability to effectively communicate maximized the time we spent together. I gained far more than what I invested.”

Shay Miles, Founder/President of The Cowboy Academy 

Black Forest, Colorado

The Best Training Money can Buy.

“If you want the best training for armed and unarmed conflict, this is it. This IS the best training money can buy.”

Brett Boness, Operations Manager, Ora Labs

Parker, Colorado

Don't be a Potential Victim.

“Friends, EVERYONE would benefit from taking one of these classes! Don’t be a potential victim! An added benefit: IT’S FUN!!!!!!!!!”

Lynn St. Peter / Fort Collins, Colorado





Able Shepherd Headquarters

7146 S. Tucson Way
Unit A
Centennial, CO 80111

Active Shooter Response Training Center

(Main Location)
6649 S. Paris Street
Centennial, CO 80111


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Who Runs this Program?

The Able Shepherd program was developed and is directed by veteran US Navy SEAL and CIA Global Response Staff Instructor Jimmy Graham.  


Is this Program for Me?

You are your best ‘first responder’ — no one is more capable of providing a first line of defense for you, your family, and your community, than you. If you have an interest in increasing your own capability and cognizance in a threatening situation, then the Able Shepherd Program is for you.


Why do I need this Program?

According to the FBI, Active Shooter Incidents are on the rise and the majority of them occur in places of business, churches and schools. Active shooter response training offers comprehensive preparedness for life-threatening situations.


How do I Get Started?

The P.O.P Course (Protect our People) is our entry course into the program.  Once you complete the P.O.P. class you are eligible to create a membership and continue through the phases of the program.