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Defense Strategies

Innovative Defense Strategies is the home of the Southern New Mexico's premier handgun training company.

Handgun and  Ammunition

About Us

A 40 –year law enforcement veteran, Jaime retired in 2012 as the Police Chief of New Mexico State University. During his tenure he served 7 years as the Police Chief, nine years as the Uniform Division Commander. He attended the FBI National Academy and the Southwest Command College.

Our Courses


Basic Handgun

Find out the basics about handguns.

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Defensive Pistol

Find out the basics about pistols.

Shooting Targets

New Mexico CHL

Find out the basics of NM CHL.

Having had firearms training in the past I appreciate professionalism. The education along with the execution of the objectives is top notch. I highly recommend this class whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will benefit.

Debbie Taylor

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