January 14, 2021


    Meet your instructors

    Fred Harkins is our Master instructor and founding instructor with the original vision for Harkins Security & Firearms Training. After more than a decade training private security professional and other private citizens in the use of firearms including the laws and regulations related to private security, personal protections, intermediate weapons and license to carry, 1000’s of students continue to return to Fred classroom for training necessary for growth in their professional career and personal use of firearms.

    Henry Thomas is our Master Instructor for LicenseToCarry.com and assists Fred in developing and teaching the private security courses offered by Harkins Security and Firearms Training. Henry is an NRA certified instructor in the subjects of Pistol, Shotgun & Rifle; Personal Protection inside and outside the home; and, is qualified as a Chief Range Safety Officer. He is qualified as a Texas Private Security Level III Combined Firearms Instructor. Henry is also licensed and qualified as a Texas License to Carry Handgun instructor and was one of the first instructors qualified to offer the Texas LTC classroom and written exam as an online course provider. He is also a qualified as a School Safety Instructor in Texas. Henry holds a Federal Firearms License as a dealer in firearm including NFA items.

    Harkins Security & Firearms Training

    Fred Harkins is the stakeholder and Master Instructor supervising all content and issuance of certificates in conjunction with this online school. Henry Thomas, managing member of North Texas Firearms Proficiency & Supply Company, is responsible for administration of the web site, electronic payment facilitation and technological aspects of the site operating under the direction and supervision of Fred Harkins.

    NOTICE: This School is licensed and regulated by the Texas Department of Public Safety Regulatory Services Division; while we strive to resolve any issue or concerns that are brought to our attention, including our offer of 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, if you need to file a complaint, please contact DPS via website, mail or phone:


    P.O. Box 4087, Austin, TX 78773-001

    (512) 424-7293

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