After attending the University of Colorado for a B.S. in Accounting, Officer Philip Baca was employed as a law enforcement officer for the Jefferson County Sheriffs Office from 2006-2013. During that time, Officer Baca was also a tactical operator with the Special Operations Response Team from 2008-2013. While on S.O.R.T. he was trained by SWAT, trained by the U.S. Marshals and the Secret Service. He has done many presidential protection details while employed as a law enforcement officer.
Officer Baca was a Kaminsky certified Field Training Officer (FTO) where he trained and certified over 20 new recruits out of the academy. He was an instructor for Rapid and Immediate Response (RAID), building searches and riot control, in addition to finishing the Jefferson County Urban Rifle School.
Officer Baca is an NRA instructor who has trained over 200 people in basic and advanced pistol skills, as well as a current patrol officer in the Denver metro area.