Meet The Creators Behind Triggersafe™....

James Gray - Owner and CEO

James is a 26 year veteran of the Indianapolis Metro Police Department, having spent the majority of that time on the street.  He is also an 18.5  year  member of SWAT having recently retired from the team in April of 2015.  James recently retired from the department on February 14, 2018.  Throughout his career he has been involved in numerous critical incidents including three lethal police action shootings.  He has spent over 16 years as a Firearms Instructor for the department. James was also a Deputy U.S. Marshal in Washington D.C. for two years prior to IMPD.  He has attended numerous schools including firearms, explosive breaching, SWAT, and executive protection. James has a B.S. degree from Indiana University.  He is travelling around the country speaking on Officer Involved Shootings for Dolan Consulting Group and was a presenter at the 2017 I.A.C.P in Philadelphia and the 2018 ILLETA conference in St. Louis.   He was recently interviewed by Brian Willis of the Excellence in Training Academy. 


Vinny Harper - Owner and CEO

Vinny Harper has been serving as a full time Law Enforcement Officer since 1995 in the city of Indianapolis and Indianapolis Metro Police Department. Working in uniform patrol in some of the busiest and most dangerous areas of the city Vinny has worked as a Detective in Major Crimes as well as Narcotics. He has extensive experience working with long guns during the course of his career as well as being personally involved in a fatal police action shooting. He was a U.S. Army medic from 1990 - 1994.  Vinny is currently a full time firearms instructor at the Firearms Range within the Training Division.

Meet the staff of Triggersafe...


Cory Nash- Director of Hunting Operations.

Sergeant Cory Nash is an 18 year veteran of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and a 6 year veteran of the United States Army.  He spent 12 years as a sniper on the SWAT team, 8 years as the Sniper Team Leader, 4 years working undercover narcotics and 8 years as a supervisor of the Firearms Training Section.  Cory began hunting while serving in the Army and is an avid outdoorsman.  He is currently a Pro-Staff member of the Hit Squad Outdoors with Tim Sylvia hunting show where he works both in front of and behind the camera.  Experienced with whitetail, turkey, upland and waterfowl hunting, he brings a working knowledge of the dangers hunters face to the Triggersafe Team.