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Defensive Tactics Instructors

Trainers in empty hand, impact weapon, aerosol spray, handcuffing and other related techniques.

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Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2014

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Defensive Tactics 12 Replies

Started by Keith Feathers. Last reply by Thomas Wiehe Sep 23, 2014.

Documenting Force in Training 7 Replies

Started by Curtis J. (Jeff) Cope. Last reply by FORCE Concepts May 25, 2011.

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Comment by Ken Balltrip on May 15, 2009 at 11:38pm
I'm a PPCT-DT, ASP (Tactical Baton &Tactical Handcuffing) Instructor and Def-Tec OC Instructor. I also co-instruct for the Weld County Law Enforcement Training Academy, Greeley, CO. I have been an instuctor since 1997 and am currently working toward becoming a POST instructor for Colorado.
Comment by Gary McGrew on June 2, 2009 at 5:38pm
Hi All, I am a Certified Instructor in the following. NRA Police pistol, shotgun & Basic Pistol, Personal Protection in the home, MCOLES, Patrol Rifle, Pistol & shotgun, Ohio Law Enforcement Training Center, Tactical Pistol, Tactical Shotgun, Law, Liability & policy writing. Glock Armorer, Oakland County Police academy, Police pistol Instructor, Taser International, Taser Instructor. Police Chemical munitions Instructor. Joining in to keep informed. Thanks, Gary
Comment by William Maymon on July 24, 2009 at 10:29am
Hello, Just discovered the website, hope to learn the latest and greatest from everyone. Have been a DT, firearms inst. for 13 years. Also teach baton, taser and oc for my department. Full time trainer for 3 years.
Comment by Wilson on October 1, 2009 at 6:07pm
Hi fellow instructors, I am a Mass certified DT instructor...have been one since 2001. ALso ceritfied in MDTS (Monadnock) DT and baton instructor trainer. as well as a less lethal force, and Firearms instructor. I'm also an FTO, among many other things...I'm looking forward to learning and sharing ideas....
Comment by DanT on October 2, 2009 at 8:20am
Wow..It does my heart good to see that there are so many dedicated instructors out there..So how many of your departments allow you too teach in house without handing you a ration of crap..The full time department I just retired from ALWAYS had reasons for not allowing me to teach.
Comment by Scott Minder on January 4, 2010 at 2:06am
Hi everyone I am Scott Minder. I work for the Mono County Sheriff's Department in the Eastern Sierra's where there is the best fishing in California. I am glad I found this site, to talk with other instructors.
Comment by Joe Cain on January 4, 2010 at 7:50pm
Now I know a lot of you guys have self defense schools. Big or small.

Nothing? Nobody? Do cops still work sidegigs or is that left to the firefighters? is running a new year special. Worth checking out if you run a sidegig.
Comment by Curtis J. (Jeff) Cope on January 5, 2010 at 12:43pm
For all of you instructors that fall into the 9th Circuit Court Jurisdiction please take note of the following case decision that came down from the court last month. Their decision can have a big factor in how you will be teaching Taser if the decision stands.
Plaintiff-Appellee, No. 08-55622
v. D.C. No.
CORONADO, a municipal OPINION corporation,

The following is a link that you can cut and paste into your browser, which should take you to the case decision.
Comment by Steven C Riggs on January 5, 2010 at 10:38pm
Pray the decision does not stand and that no one follows it anywhere else. Judges need to stick to things they understand and defensive tactics do not even come close.
Comment by Chris Austin on January 6, 2010 at 12:52am
Ah the joys of the 3-ring court of the 9th Circus ... no tickets required!!!


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