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Our mission is to EDUCATE, teach, and train the community and beyond as to the who, what, when, where and how one should protect themselves, their loved ones and their property through:

  • Youth Public Safety Training

  • Active Shooter Preparedness

  • Concealed Carry Weapon License (CCW)

  • Self Defense


We are living in a new America.

Guns are being brought into places you would never think, our churches, hospitals, jobs, and movie theaters, which unfortunately is calling for all of us to ARM ourselves with KNOWLEDGE. 

Knowledge is Power!


 5-W’s (Who,What, When, Where and Why) and 1-H (How) with the purpose of educating our Youth in areas such as: the purposes, the law, the do’s and don’ts, the proper use and storage of a Firearm. Being aware of firearm/gun safety protocols can ultimately result in the decrease number of our youth/children dying from gun violence, accidental death, injuries, or from the lack of knowledge. Our children are killing themselves at an alarming rate.


Mr. Johnson’s experience includes providing educational, employment and supportive services for those Empowerment Zone Youth that wanted to get out of gangs, to include holding a Youth Gang Summit.


As a Gang Educator, on the local level, he’s provided intensive training to such agencies as, the Cincinnati Police Department, the Police Academy, Cincinnati Public Schools, Northern Kentucky University, Hamilton County Youth Center and the University of Cincinnati, Criminal Justice Department. On the national level, Rufus was a panelist on the United States Department of Education’s “Workshop on Violence” and a presenter at the International Visitor Program Biographic Information “Combating International Crime Through Global Cooperation” which was a Multi-Regional International Visitor Leadership Project. 


In additional to his educational experience Mr. Johnson has produced public access television programs for agencies and community leaders such as, Closing the Health GAP, Honorable Nadine Allen, Dr. Steven Reece, Denise Driehaus, Former Mayor Mark Mallory and others.

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Rufus Johnson, CEO and Founder of R.E.A.L Truth Inc is a native Chicagoan, who has been a community advocated in the City of Cincinnati for 25 plus years. He’s currently a Certified Concealed Carry Weapons Instructor (CCW) and holds a degree in Education from the University of Cincinnati.


Mr. Johnson’s focus is keeping our communities and residents safe from gun violence through education and training. Which has resulted in the development of a Youth and Public Safety Training Program with the focus being “Arm Yourself with Knowledge. Knowledge is Power!” The program centers on the

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