Laser Devices Inc. announces the hiring of John “Chappy” Chapman as Senior Global Support Specialist.
Chappy’s key responsibilities at Laser Devices include product training and field support for Military and Law Enforcement customers. In addition, he will be supporting sales and marketing efforts to the U.S. Military, Federal Government, and State and Local Law Enforcement agencies. John will also conduct live fire demonstrations both domestically and internationally.
“We are excited to have Chappy on board.” said Mark DiOrio, General Manager of Laser Devices. “John brings hands-on battlefield experience,
in-depth knowledge of both the tactical and civilian communities, and innovative ideas for new product development. His collaboration with our Engineering Team will be an important factor of his role at Laser Devices.”
John Chapman is a former police Lieutenant and currently serves as a reserve SWAT officer. He has also served as a Sergeant, Field Training Officer, SWAT Operations and Training Officer and Chief Firearms Instructor. Chappy has been a firearms and tactics instructor since 1994. He has trained law enforcement officers and teams, US Military units, international police and military clients, and thousands of citizens. John is an industry recognized leader in the application of night vision and IR laser technology to the military, law enforcement and armed citizen missions.
About Laser Devices, Inc.
Laser Devices Inc. specializes in the design and manufacture of sophisticated electro-optical devices for firearms. Founded in 1979, and now part of Beretta Holdings, Laser Devices is known for its state-of-the-art visible and infrared laser aiming devices, handheld and weapon-mounted tactical lights, IR illuminators and small arms training systems used by Military, Law Enforcement and Special Forces personnel worldwide. Laser Devices has been awarded numerous U.S. and international Military contracts including the MFAL Contract which resulted in the shipment of over 60,000 advanced laser systems to the U.S. Army for use in Iraq and Afghanistan. The company is located in Monterey, California where 100% of its products are designed and manufactured in its 30,000 square foot facility. Laser Devices holds a number of U.S. patents and maintains an ISO 9001:2008 Certified QMS.