About "Pappy"

For 35 years, our CEO, Steve “Pappy” Papenfuhs has focused on training and promoting the most effective technologies in the field of Officer Safety, Survival, and Tactics. In 2010, after 29 years of service, Pappy retired as a sergeant from the San Jose, California police department where he moved from Patrol to FTO to Detectives to Special Operations and Training. Pappy’s mission for Battalion Defense is the safety-critical aspect of your job.

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