Firearms Training & Consulting          Defend Your World

Urban Defense LLC

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In the unfortunate instance that you are forced to use force to protect yourself or someone else against serious bodily injury or death, you can rest assured that the training you receive will stand up to legal scrutiny and judicial challenge.You are paying for the best, accept nothing less.

Do you need assistance with your Maryland Handgun Wear and Carry Permit or NFA Trust?


Urban Defense LLC is proud to recommend Attorney Brittany Stouffer of Stouffer Legal to assist you with your needs.


658 Kenilworth Drive Suite 203

Towson, MD 21204


​​(443) 470-3599


Guest Instructors

OUR VALUE TO YOU

We Care

Our relationship with our clients does not end when your class is over. Our staff is always available to assist our clients with questions and to provide advice as needed.

Ken Withrow

  • Ken is the owner of Vision1Tactical LLC
  • Veteran law enforcement officer
  • Maryland State Police Qualified Handgun Instructor
  • MPCTC Certified Police Firearms Instructor
  • MPCTC Certified General Instructor
  • Certified Law Enforcement Active Shooter (ALERT) Instructor
  • Colt M16 / AR-15, Glock, Beretta, and Remington 870 Armorer

Art Gordon

  • Former TSA Federal Security Director for Law Enforcement at BWI Airport
  • Formerly TSA's top law enforcement official in Maryland
  •  Art Served 29 years in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) 
  • 15 years as a Special Agent in the ATF
  • 2 years as a Headquarters Project Officer overseeing ATF’s National Firearms Training Program
  • 2 years as an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Coordinator
  • 10 years as a Supervisory Special Agent supervising a multi-agency law enforcement task force.

Eric Brennan

  • Eric is a veteran law enforcement officer. 
  • Maryland State Police Qualified Handgun Instructor
  • MPCTC Certified Police Firearms Instructor (Pistol, carbine,  shotgun & less lethal)
  • MPCTC General Instructor
  • Former U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
  • ALERRT Certified Active Shooter Instructor 

Recommended Legal Council

  • State of Maryland certified firearms instructors
  • Years of law enforcement/military experience 
  • Experienced in courtroom testimony
  • Subject matter experts in concealed carry and the use of deadly force
  • We have the most qualified staff in the industry

Our Expertise:

Steve Sakadales

  • Steve is a veteran law enforcement officer. 
  • Maryland State Police Qualified Handgun Instructor
  • MPCTC Certified Police Firearms Instructor (Pistol and Shotgun)
  • US Army Veteran
  • Combat Medic
  • Glock Certified Armorer
  • Remington Certified 870 Armorer

Staff Instructors

Duane Urban

  • Duane is a veteran law enforcement officer
  • Maryland State Police Qualified Handgun Instructor
  • MPCTC Certified Police Firearms Instructor (Handgun, Shotgun,  and Type 3 Rifle)
  • MPCTC Certified General Instructor
  • NRA Certified Firearms Instructor
  • FEMA certified Law Enforcement Active Shooter (LASER) Instructor
  • ALERRT Certified Active Shooter Instructor
  • Colt Certified M16 / AR-15 Armorer
  • LWRC M6 Armorer
  • Glock Advanced Armorer
  • Remington 700 Rifle Armorer

Steve Benner

  • Steve is a veteran law enforcement officer
  • Maryland State Police Qualified Handgun Instructor
  • MPCTC Certified Police Firearms Instructor (Handgun, Shotgun, Type 2 and Type 3 Rifle)
  • MPCTC General Instructor
  • ALERRT Certified Active Shooter Instructor
  • SWAT School Graduate
  • SWAT Sniper Instructor
  • LWRC M6 Armorer
  • Glock Armorer
  • Certified Executive Protection Specialist through USSS
  • ASP Expandable Baton Instructor
  • Taser Instructor

Experience You Can Trust

Our instructors are State-certified and insured professionals. With a combined experience of over 50 years, you're in good hands with us.