Ray Minor MLS, MS, BS, AAS
Founder / Owner
Illinois State Police
Master Sergeant Retired
Chris Edwards, M.S, B.S. AAS
Active Local College
Stacy Minor, B.S.N, RN, AA, AS,AAS
Ray is a retired 30-year Law Enforcement Veteran. Ray is a certified Illinois Law Enforcement instructor providing quality training for more than 25 years to local, state and federal law enforcement officers and civilians all ages. Ray began his career in 1985 serving as a local Municipal Police Officer, later as a Sheriff's Deputy before joining the Illinois State Police. During his career he has served patrol assignments in large urban areas as well as rural communities. He served in criminal investigations, education and training, motorcycle enforcement and in administrative command positions.
Ray is an approved Illinois Concealed and Carry Instructor, a licensed firearms istructor by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation, Certified NRA Pistol Instructor, NRA Personal Protection in the Home Instructor, Utah Certified Concealed Carry Instructor and is an Illinois State Law Enforcement Training Board Certified Law Enforcement Range Instructor. Ray has earned an MLS from Southern Illinois University Law School, MA from Rockford College, a BS in Education and Training with an Occupational Specialty in Police Science/Administrative Justice from Southern Illinois University and an AAS from Rend Lake College.
Ray has been awarded Departmental Medal for Administrative Achievement and twice a Departmental Accommodation Award for his work in Personal Safety Education and Violent Crime Awareness and Prevention. Ray is a two stripe blue belt holder in Gracie Jiu Jitsu and a licensed HAM radio operator.
Byron is an 24-year Law Enforcement Veteran. Byron previously served with the United States Department of Justice BOP and Williamson County Sheriff’s Department and for a State Police Agency for the past 17 years.
Byron is an approved Illinois Concealed and Carry Instructor and has been a certified Police Firearms Instructor since 1999, he is an Illinois State Certified Rifle Instructor, Certified Rapid Deployment Instructor and Certified Field Training Officer.
Byron grew up in a “Law Enforcement Family” his father was a Police Firearms Instructor when Byron was a child, teaching him proper gun handling and firearm safety from childhood on. Firearms safety is a way of life for Byron, he enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with others to encourage effective and safe sport shooting, defensive shooting and law enforcement shooting.
Chris has spent twenty five years in the firearms industry. Chris’ experiences and knowledge come from managing a multimillion dollar sporting goods store. Chris has received many hours of factory training from over twenty firearms manufacturers in the United States and abroad.
Chris has been an active hunter’s education instructor for the State of Illinois for fifteen years. Chris is certified as an NRA pistol instructor and NRA Range Safety Officer.
Chris carries certification for Utah as a Concealed and Carry Instructor, and is an approved Illinois Concealed and Carry Instructor. Chris earned his Masters from Liberty University in Cyber Security and his B.S. from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale with an emphasis on Computer Sciences. Chris is currently a full time faculty member and Instructor at a local area college.
Stacy is the Office Manager with Extreme Exigency. She handles the preparation for applications for Concealed Carry Permit Process, along with keeping records and taking care of day to day needs of the business. She electronically submits Illinois Concealed Carry Permit applications/renewals and FOID applications/renewals and follows-up on any issues with the application process. She handles Utah renewals electronically and assists with Florida and Utah renewal applications as needed.
When not functioning as an office manager, Stacy is a Registered Nurse. She has been a nurse since 1998 and has worked in Obstetrics since January 2000. Stacy earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at SIU Edwardsville and her Associate of Applied Science as a Registered Nurse, Associate of Science and Associate of Arts degrees from Belleville Area College.
Stacy enjoys community work and hopes to continue serving communities through our Foundation. In the past, Stacy has assisted with Flu Shots and multiple car seat events. She is an avid supporter of our 2nd amendment rights and an Illinois, Florida and Utah concealed carry permit holder.
Alexis Royce is the Administrative Assistant with Extreme Exigency. She electronically submits
Illinois Concealed Carry Permit applications and follows-up on any issues with the application process. Alexis grew up enjoying various shooting activities and sports that steered her into ten years’ experience within the sporting goods shooting industry. Alexis enjoys hunting, fishing and camping with family and friends. She is an active handgun shooter and multi-state CCW permit holder. She has a BS is agriculture sciences from University of Tennessee Martin.
Active Veteran Law Enforcement
Officer - 24 Years
Alexis Royce B.S.