Lead Instructor

Veteran | Instructor | First Responder


Steven Rivera

Certified Instructor

Steven Rivera – owner and founder of Vigilant Response— a values-based community dedicated to personal protection, the pursuit of truth, and living for higher purpose. Steven is a combat veteran and a former member of the U.S. Army, having served as a Military Police Soldier with multiple combat tours to both Iraq and Afghanistan. His overseas experience also includes having served as a military police law enforcement officer in Italy. Steven teaches concealed weapons tactics, 1 man room clearing, and a number of other self defense and casualty care classes around Palm Beach and South Florida. Steven describes himself as a ‘family-man’, and fills his time with faith, family, fun, and study.


Steven Rivera is a NRA Certified Firearms Instructor

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