Dave Lauck has been involved in law enforcement for over 20 years. Currently, he is employed by the Campbell Country Sheriff’s Office in Wyoming. Dave is a police and NRA certified firearms instructor, as well as a contact weapon instructor. He is a
POST certified practitioner/lecturer in SWAT and in counter sniper tactics. Lauck has served as a firearms instructor for
the National Shooting Sports Foundation and Hollywood's Stunt Person Organization.
As founder of the S.A.T.A. he has provided services for members of state, local,
and federal police, USMC, Army, National Guard, Rangers, Seals and qualified civilians. Lauck is also founder of the O.M.C.
(One Mile Club) where shooters test their long-range shooting skills. In 2002 Lauck received a Golden Eagle Award from the
U.S. military for professional firearms training. In 2003 he was selected as chief sniper instructor for the 2004 World SWAT
Dave Lauck’s books mirror his expertise.
His is the author of “Advanced Tactical Marksman: More High-Performance Techniques for Police, Military, and
Practical Shooters,” “Tactical Marksman: A Complete Training Manual
For Police And Practical Shooters” and “Tactical 1911: The Street Cop's And SWAT Operator's Guide To Employment
Among Dave’s accomplishments
as a competitive shooter are: 1990 Tactical Rifle Event winner at the S.O.F. World Championship Tactical Match; top 10% finisher
in the 1990 S.O.F. 3-gun World Championship Match; Team Captain at the 1991 S.O.F. World Championship Match; 1st Place in
the NRA 600 yard Countersniper Match in 1988; 1st Place in the 1987 S.A.A. Countersniper Shoot-off; 1986 South Dakota Highway
Patrol Two-Gun Combat Match Police Champion, and Champion of the 1985 Northwest Regionals. Additionally, he was the Wyoming
Tactical Division winner in 1995. In 1996 and 1997 he was the recipient of Outstanding Shooter awards and has been top shooter
1998-2005. In 2006 Dave Lauck was the first to surpass Col. Jeff Cooper's 20-20-20 challenge; 20 shots, in less than 20 seconds,
in less than a 20 inch target at 1000 yards. Lauck used a personally customized D&L precision rifle with Black Hills match
grade ammunition for the event.
The Lauck family has been involved in American custom firearms as far back
as the 1700s. This unsurpassed family tradition lends to pride in every job.
Dave Lauck’s company, D&L Sports, continues to teach safe and responsible gun ownership to all generations.
Dave has customized 8 consecutive World Championship presentation firearms
and is considered among the top 5 pistolsmiths in America. He also customized the first place tactical carbine for the first
National Patrol Rifle Championships, 2006. His tactical rifles have been considered the best available by the ASOSA and others.
In 1998 the MR-30PG tactical rifle developed by Lauck swept the tactical matches, earning 1st place in the overall International
Tactical Rifleman Championships, 1st place in the Carlos Hathcock benefit shoot-off.
In 1996 Lauck was unanimously selected to receive the Excellence in Craft Award
from the AGA. Dave Lauck received the 2005-2006 ITRC awards for dedication above and beyond the call of duty. Dave Lauck was
the recipient of the 2006 APG President's Award for advancements in the shooting industry. His presentation quality custom
1911 for Lt. Col. Jeff Cooper was inducted into the Buffalo Bill Historical Center Museum in 1997. In 2001 Lauck customized
two gold inlayed presentation handguns for President Bush and Vice President Cheney. In 2003 Lauck customized a personal 1911
for General Tommy Franks to recognize his leadership of American combat troops.