Jon Schleiff,

Director of Operations


Jon began his working life in 1984 when he started working for the State of Washington and Department of Labor as a Security Officer at a large facility in the foothills of the North Cascades. He was a police officer in the small town of Concrete Washington in the beautiful Cascades Mountains. He spent 25 years working in EMS as an EMT and paramedic while continuing working in private security.

Jon moved to the interior of Alaska to enjoy hunting and fishing while living off grid 60  miles from his post office box. He moved moved to Ketchikan where he lived on a sailboat in the harbor. Jon started 49th State Security Services to serve the communities of Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska.

Jon's intention is to fill the ranks with as many veterans as possible. Our Service Men and Women are returning to civilian life and our business can offer a job that is in line with their skills as soldiers and heroes.

Clint Shultz Operations Captain & Chief Instructor

​​Clint served as a Sgt. in the United States Marine Corps, specializing in Search and Rescue & Crash Fire Rescue.  During his enlistment he spent time working with base security and security transport, as well as numerous jobs in the public sector in security and close protection detail. Since his departure from the USMC, he has achieved a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts, and a Master’s Degree in Education. Clint is currently the Chief training instructor for 49th State Security & Elite Defense Institute which specializes in self-defense training and safety. He also serves as a guest instructor for State LEO & First Responders teaching Defensive Tactics and emergency awareness response.  



o   Israeli Krav Maga Instructor

o   Israeli Knife Fighting Instructor

o   Israeli Combat Shooting Instructor (Handgun, AR15, and Tactical Shotgun)

o   Krav Maga Military D/T Instructor

o   Krav Maga Law Enforcement D/T Active Shooter Response Instructor

o   Krav Maga Law Enforcement D/T Non Lethal Instructor (OC Spray, Taser, Baton, and Restraints) 

o   Vector Shield Law Enforcement Instructor

o   Alaska State Certified Conceal Carry Instructor

o   Advanced Instructor (Guro/Black Belt) Hufana Traditional Arnis International~HTAI Defense System

o   Rokudan (6th Degree) Black Belt American Bushido Kai Karate 

o   A.B.K.A. Kobudo Instructor

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