John McQuay began his career in 1994 by joining the United States Marine Corps. He served five and a half years on active duty as a Rifleman, Squad Automatic Rifleman, Radio Operator, Marine Scout Sniper and Jungle Warfare Instructor. He received instruction in Close Quarter Battle, Handgun Marksmanship, Long Range Rifle, Urban Reconnaissance, Field Expedient Communications, Improvised Explosives, Forward Observer/Forward Air Controller, Survival, Escape and Evasion.
After leaving the Marines, John joined the Evansville Police Department as a Patrol Officer. He earned a position on the EPD Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team first as an entry team member and then as a Sniper. John also held a position as a Firearms Instructor for the Department. He is currently a Motor Patrol Supervisor and holds the rank of Sergeant.
John holds multiple certifications to include:
NRA Certified Law Enforcement Handgun Instructor
Sig Academy Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor
Action Target Shoot House Instructor
Simunition FX Instructor
Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Basic Sniper/Observer
Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Advanced Sniper Observer
Remington 700 Armorer