Phil Holmes currently holds a Missouri Generalist and Specialist Instructor Certification, with 29 years of law enforcement service. He has well over 18 years of instructor experience with police personnel involving defensive tactics, domestic violence, racial profiling, and report preparation.
He teaches courses at the Eastern Missouri Law Enforcement Academy and at his home agency for officers and recruits concerning defensive tactics techniques, racial profiling, and responses to domestic violence. He is an experienced officer, formerly assigned to Patrol, DARE, SWAT, and DWI enforcement. He graduated from the Nevada Highway Patrol Academy in Carson City, NV. He is a graduate of the Missouri Baptist University with a bachelor of science degree in Administration of Justice.