Susan Hutchcraft

Firearms & Personal Safety Instructor


Susan Hutchcraft has been a sworn Law Enforcement Officer in Kansas for over 17 years during which time she also spent 8 years working as a Firefighter & Emergency Medical Responder in both Public Safety and Volunteer positions.

During her career she specialized in the Investigation of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence & Crimes against Children and spent several years working in the local schools as a NASRO Advanced School Resource Officer.

Susan founded Not A Victim Firearms Training in early 2016 and began training civilians in Firearms & Personal Safety. The company has grown to include work with several National Organizations and she has quickly become one of the Nation’s Leading Female Firearms Instructors.

Professional Certifications Include: 

  • Sworn Kansas Law Enforcement Officer

  • Licensed Private Detective

  • National Firefighter I Certification

    • Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations Certification

    • National Emergency Medical Responder 

  • USCCA Account Executive- Kansas & Missouri

    • Licensed Property & Casualty Insurance Agent​

  • NRA School Shield Staff Instructor

  • 2A Women National Spokesperson & Kansas State Director

  • NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor

    • Handgun & Shotgun

  • National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association (NLEFIA)

    • Advanced Handgun & Rifle Instructor

  • NRA Instructor & Training Counselor 

    • Chief Range Safety Officer

    • Handgun, Shotgun & Rifle

    • Home Safety

    • Refuse To Be A Victim

    • Marksmanship Simulator Training

    • Women on Target

    • Personal Protection Inside the Home

    • Hunter Education
  • USCCA Instructor & Training Counselor

    • Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals

    • Emergency First Aid Fundamentals

    • Countering the Mass Shooter Threat

    • Women’s Handgun Fundamentals

    • USCCA Laser Train

    • USCCA Range Safety Officer

    • USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals 1 & 2 

  • Kansas & Missouri Concealed Carry Instructor

  • Law of Self Defense Instructor Program Graduate

  • Law of Self Defense- Self Defense Insurance Explained

  • Law of Self Defense Level 1- Kansas & Missouri

  • Force Science Analyst

  • Force Science De-escalation Instructor

  • US Gun Class Kansas & Missouri Instructor

  • The Well-Armed Woman Instructor & Kansas State Leader

  • ALICE Training Institute Instructor

  • ALERRT Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events Instructor

  • Kansas Hunter Education Instructor

  • ASHI & Medic First Aid Instructor & Training Center

  • American Red Cross Instructor & Training Center

  • American Heart Association BLS Instructor

  • ECSI BLS & Wilderness First Aid Instructor

  • Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Instructor

  • Stop The Bleed Instructor

  • FEMA Crisis & Emergency Management Training

  • FEMA Civilian Preparedness Training

  • FEMA Crisis Management for School Emergencies

  • National Incident Management System Training (NIMS)

  • Sexual Assault Response Team Training (SANE/SART)

  • Missing & Abducted Children Training (NCMEC)

  • IED & Suicide Bomber Training (EMRTC)

  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Certification (CPTED)

  • Front Sight Defensive Handgun Graduate 

Professional Memberships:
National Rifle Association Life Member
United States Concealed Carry Association
National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association
International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors

National Tactical Officers Association
Kansas Peace Officers Association
Kansas Rifle Association

National Wild Turkey Federation

Ducks Unlimited
National Association of School Resource Officers

International Association of Women Police
American Women’s Self Defense Association
The Well-Armed Woman Shooting Chapters
A Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League

ASIS International Member

2A Women