Buford Jones is a Life Member of the NRA and certified NRA Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun instructor. He served in the US Army, Georgia National Guard, and US Army Reserve for 24 years as Military Police, Investigator, and instructor for firearms and evasive driving before retiring from the service. He retired from the Cobb County Police Department in 2015 where he served as a patrol officer, training officer, P.O.S.T. firearms instructor, negotiator, investigator and supervisor.
He is currently employed as a police officer for a local school district and maintains his P.O.S.T Firearms Training Certification. He is a former Georgia National Guard Combat Pistol champion and has been instructing firearms safety and marksmanship for over 30 years.