Instructor at the BIR Performance Driving School
Rich Flaten has been involved in law enforcement for over 28 years. He current is a Patrol Sergeant with the Burnsville Police Department. Rich also spent 15 years as a firefighter. In these two areas he has decades of driving a variety of emergency vehicles. Rich has a bachelors degree in criminal justice from st. Mary’s University and received his masters degree in human services and criminal justice leadership from Concordia University. Rich is a emergency vehicle operations course instructor and received his advanced instructor degree from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA. Rich now instructs police officers in emergency driving from all over the state.