TRAINING

 

Every firearms course we instruct and officer survival / use of force, tactical hand cuffing and violence management for women can be brought to your agency or company and taught on demand. Call 773-640-7241, or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.  Firearms courses can be adapted to include shotgun or rifle if desired.
 

AVAILABLE CLASSES:

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Half Day Basic Street Gang Identification / Awareness

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This class utilizes lecture, overhead presentations, and group participation. Topics of Discussion Include:

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  • Street Gangs Defined
  • Myths Concerning Street Gangs
  • Present Day Characteristics
  • Membership Motivation
  • Gang Hierarchy

 

  • Gang Structure
  • The Historical Perspective
  • Identification Overview
  • Sub Groups

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One Day Basic Street Gang Identification / Awareness

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This class utilizes lecture, overhead presentations, and group participation. Topics discussed include all that is listed in the Half Day class plus the following:

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  • Independent Gangs
  • Overview of the Major Gangs
  • Terminology
  • Physical Identifiers
  • Prison Overview
  • Prevention Techniques
  • Security Issues

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T
hree Day Gang Specialist Certification Course

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This course covers in depth all that is listed in the One Day class with the addition of the following:

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  • Hand Signs / Handshakes
  • Advanced Physical Identification
  • Advanced Graffiti Interpretation
  • The Big Picture of Criminal Organizations
  • The Manuel Alphabet
  • Overview of Additional Threat and Terrorist Groups
  • Numerous Slide Presentations
  • Written Examination
  • Court Testimony Training
  • The Internet Connection

 

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This three day course is extremely labor intensive. This class is a major step towards expert witness qualifications.

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Course materials include a copy of The Street Gang Identification Manual. A 250-question, written examination must be successfully completed. There must be a grade of 90% (225) attained on the examination to pass.

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Only motivated personnel should be selected to attend this training. All participants are subject to employment verification, criminal history checks, tattoo checks, and any other security clearances deemed necessary by Gang Prevention Incorporated.  This class is available only to sworn law enforcement (peace) officers or official members of other governmental entities. Picture ID and badge/star are required. Without them attendance will be denied.  The main focus of this course is People and Folks.

Due to the intensity of this course, and to allow as much individual assistance as possible, class size is very limited. Click here to register.



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Every firearms course we instruct and officer survival / use of force, tactical hand cuffing and violence management for women can be brought to your agency or company and taught on demand. Call 773-640-7241, or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.  Firearms courses can be adapted to include shotgun or rifle if desired.


Essential Elements of Handgun Skills


"Bring your lunch and liquids"
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This is a no-nonsense fast-moving course of instruction that combines classroom and range work into an integrated teaching system allowing for the maximum development of the participant's knowledge base and live fire skill development. Topics include:

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  • Range and firearms safety issues
  • Officer survival
  • Common denominators of law enforcement shootings
  • Physical fitness
  • Use of force overview
  • Firing cycles of the revolver and semiautomatic pistol
  • Internal/external/terminal ballistics
  • Adjustable vs. nonadjustable sites
  • Sight movement and target distance
  • Managing recoil
  • Ball and dummy techniques
  • Developmental courses of fire
  • The live fire focus of the course is reactive shooting at close distances
  • Lead contamination and decontamination
  • The mechanics of incapacitation
  • Coping with stress
  • Equipment considerations for duty rigs/weapons/ammunition
  • Nomenclature of the revolver and semiautomatic pistol
  • Ammunition components and nomenclature
  • The fundamentals of marksmanship skills
  • Sights and target relationship vs. distance encountered
  • The equation of distance = sighting/speed/accuracy
  • Dry firing techniques
  • Reactive vs. precision shooting

 

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This is a labor-intensive 8-hour block of instruction. The thorough understanding of the fundamentals, and the refinement of them, is the pathway to advanced skills. This course is valuable to the newly-sworn officer and the veteran alike.

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Presently employed sworn law enforcement officers, including but not limited to: police, prosecution, corrections, probation, parole, and military personnel who have successfully completed their states firearms training standards allowing them to carry a firearm during the performance of their official duties as a law enforcement officer. Picture identification and badge/star are required, without them attendance will be denied.

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Equipment: All normally worn duty equipment should be brought to the course including ballistic protection. You should come to the course just as if you are staring a tour of duty. Weapons should have barrels at least 4 inches in length and be normally carried while on official department duty. Revolvers are allowed but discouraged (revolvers must have 6 speed loaders). Tactical or SWAT type rigs are fine, but weapons will be fired without the assistance of laser sighting systems. Only holsters that completely cover the trigger guard and trigger of the weapon are allowed. Holsters must be worn on the strong side of the body on the hip or upper leg.  Eye protection that is shatter proof (must meet ANSI Z87.1 specifications) and wraparound, a baseball type hat, shirts must button or fit up to the throat as a dress shirt would and be long sleeved, ear plugs and ear muffs, 10 safety trainers or similar reliable inert units of ammunition, a complete cleaning kit, 5 reloading devices with a minimum capacity of 10 rounds if at all possible, plenty of note taking material, 500 rounds of American manufactured factory ammunition – no reloads are allowed.

Due to the intensity of this course, and to allow as much individual assistance as possible, class size is very limited. To register yourself or to sponsor an employee sponsored program (ESP) call 773-640-7241 or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.

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TOP OF THIS PAGE

Every firearms course we instruct and officer survival / use of force, tactical hand cuffing and violence management for women can be brought to your agency or company and taught on demand. Call 773-640-7241, or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.  Firearms courses can be adapted to include shotgun or rifle if desired.


Advanced Elements of Handgun Skills

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"Bring your lunch and liquids"

This is a labor-intensive 8-hour block of instruction. Class size is very limited to allow for as much individual attention to the participants as possible. This is a no nonsense fast moving instructional course which combines psychomotor skills into an integrated teaching system allowing for the maximum development of the participants live fire skill development. This is an advanced course teaching advanced skills. This is not a beginning / basic / entry level oriented course.

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Topics include, but are not limited to:

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  • Range and firearms safety issues
  • Sighting in techniques for the handgun
  • Balancing speed and accuracy at the 15 and 25 yard lines
  • Prone positional shooting
  • Kneeling positional shooting
  • Use of barricades
  • 90/180 degree turning
  • Developmental courses of fire
  • Competitive courses of fire

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Presently employed sworn law enforcement officers, including but not limited to: police, prosecution, corrections, probation, parole, and military personnel who have successfully completed their states firearms training standards allowing them to carry a firearm during the performance of their official duties as a law enforcement officer. Picture identification and badge/star are required, without them attendance will be denied.

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Equipment: All normally worn duty equipment should be brought to the course including ballistic protection. You should come to the course just as if you are starting a tour of duty. Weapons should have barrels at least 4 inches in length and be normally carried while on official department duty. Tactical or SWAT type rigs are fine, but weapons will be fired without the assistance of laser sighting systems. This course incorporates various shooting positions, so participants should wear clothing appropriate for shooting in the prone and kneeling positions. Revolvers are allowed, but not recommended (revolvers must have 10 speed loaders). Only holsters that completely cover the trigger guard and trigger of the weapon are allowed. Holsters must be worn on the strong side of the body on the hip or upper leg.  Eye protection that is shatter proof (must meet ANSI Z87.1 specifications) and wraparound, a baseball type hat, shirts must button or fit up to the throat as a dress shirt would and be long sleeved, ear plugs and earmuffs, 10 safety trainers or similar reliable inert units of ammunition, a complete cleaning kit, 5 reloading devices with a minimum capacity of 10 round if at all possible, note taking material, 500 rounds of American manufactured factory ammunition – no reloads are allowed, sight adjustment tool(s), elbow and kneepads.

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Due to the intensity of this course, and to allow as much individual assistance as possible, class size is very limited. To register yourself or to sponsor an employee sponsored program (ESP) call 773-640-7241 or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.

 

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TOP OF THIS PAGE

Every firearms course we instruct and officer survival / use of force, tactical hand cuffing and violence management for women can be brought to your agency or company and taught on demand. Call 773-640-7241, or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.  Firearms courses can be adapted to include shotgun or rifle if desired.



Advanced Elements of Handgun Skills II

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"Bring your lunch and liquids"

This is a labor-intensive 8-hour block of instruction. Class size is very limited to allow for as much individual attention to the participants as possible. This is a no nonsense fast moving instructional course which combines psychomotor skills into an integrated teaching system allowing for the maximum development of the participants live fire skill development. This is an advanced course teaching advanced skills. This is not a beginning / basic / entry level oriented course.

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Topics include, but are not limited to:

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  • Range and firearms safety issues
  • Care/carry/use of reloading devices
  • Malfunctions vs. stoppages
  • Stress fire reloading
  • Tactical vs. emergency reloading
  • Single hand shooting
  • Single hand and two handed unloading/loading/charging/malfunction clearance techniques for the semiautomatic pistol
  • Body armor defeat drills
  • Multiple target engagement
  • Shooting as a team incorporating various positions
  • Shooting while moving
  • Decision/judgmental shooting
  • Practical application of the Tueller concept
  • Developmental courses of fire
  • Competitive courses of fire

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Presently employed sworn law enforcement officers, including but not limited to: police, prosecution, corrections, probation, parole, and military personnel who have successfully completed their states firearms training standards allowing them to carry a firearm during the performance of their official duties as a law enforcement officer. Picture identification and badge/star are required, without them attendance will be denied.

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Equipment: All normally worn duty equipment should be brought to the course including ballistic protection. You should come to the course just as if you are starting a tour of duty. Weapons should have barrels at least 4 inches in length and be normally carried while on official department duty. Tactical or SWAT type rigs are fine, but weapons will be fired without the assistance of laser sighting systems. This course incorporates various shooting positions, so participants should wear clothing appropriate for shooting in the prone and kneeling positions. Revolvers are allowed, but not recommended (revolvers must have 10 speed loaders). Only holsters that completely cover the trigger guard and trigger of the weapon are allowed. Holsters must be worn on the strong side of the body on the hip or upper leg.  Eye protection that is shatter proof (must meet ANSI Z87.1 specifications) and wraparound, a baseball type hat, shirts must button or fit up to the throat as a dress shirt would and be long sleeved, ear plugs and earmuffs, 10 safety trainers or similar reliable inert units of ammunition, a complete cleaning kit, 5 reloading devices with a minimum capacity of 10 round if at all possible, note taking material, 500 rounds of American manufactured factory ammunition – no reloads are allowed, sight adjustment tool(s), elbow and kneepads.

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Due to the intensity of this course, and to allow as much individual assistance as possible, class size is very limited. To register yourself or to sponsor an employee sponsored program (ESP) call 773-640-7241 or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.

 

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TOP OF THIS PAGE

Every firearms course we instruct and officer survival / use of force, tactical hand cuffing and violence management for women can be brought to your agency or company and taught on demand. Call 773-640-7241, or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facilit.  Firearms courses can be adapted to include shotgun or rifle if desired.



Reduced / No Light Elements of Handgun Skills

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"Bring your lunch and liquids"

This is a labor-intensive 8-hour block of instruction. Class size is very limited to allow for as much individual attention to the participants as possible. This is a no nonsense fast moving instructional course which combines psychomotor skills into an integrated teaching system allowing for the maximum development of the participants' knowledge base and live fire skill development. This is an advanced course teaching advanced skills. This is not a beginning / basic / entry level oriented course.

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Topics include, but are not limited to:

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  • Range and firearms safety issues
  • Physiology of the eye
  • The evolution of artificial illumination
  • Light output for candlepower and lumens
  • A realistic overview of flashlights available today and preferable mechanical characteristics and other equipment considerations
  • Night vision and related equipment
  • Lasers plus tritium and optical sights
  • Physical and mental issues in this environment
  • The reactionary gap
  • The traditional techniques plus the new four direction isometric stabilization technique
  • One and two handed methodology and practice
  • Shielding/barricades and movement
  • Shooting during rapid intermittent lighting
  • Dealing with malfunctions and reloading
  • Using available light
  • Kneeling and prone issues with the flashlight
  • Reduced and no light tactics
  • Artificial illumination as a control option
  • Developmental courses of fire
  • Competitive courses of fire

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Presently employed sworn law enforcement officers, including but not limited to: police, prosecution, corrections, probation, parole, and military personnel who have successfully completed their states firearms training standards allowing them to carry a firearm during the performance of their official duties as a law enforcement officer. Picture identification and badge/star are required, without them attendance will be denied.

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Equipment: All normally worn duty equipment should be brought to the course including ballistic protection. You should come to the course just as if you are starting a tour of duty. Weapons should have barrels at least 4 inches in length and be normally carried while on official department duty. Tactical or SWAT type rigs are fine, but weapons will be fired without the assistance of laser sighting systems. This course incorporates various shooting positions, so participants should wear clothing appropriate for shooting in the prone and kneeling positions. Revolvers are allowed, but not recommended. Only holsters that completely cover the trigger guard and trigger of the weapon are allowed. Holsters must be worn on the strong side of the body on the hip or upper leg.  Eye protection that is shatter proof (must meet ANSI Z87.1 specifications) and wraparound, a baseball type hat, shirts must button or fit up to the throat as a dress shirt would and be long sleeved, ear plugs and earmuffs, 10 safety trainers or similar reliable inert units of ammunition, a complete cleaning kit, 5 reloading devices with a minimum capacity of 10 rounds if at all possible, note taking material, 500 rounds of American manufactured factory ammunition -no reloads are allowed, sight adjustment tool(s), elbow and kneepads, flashlight with holder / spare batteries and spare bulbs, tritium sights are highly recommended.


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Due to the intensity of this course, and to allow as much individual assistance as possible, class size is very limited. To register yourself or to sponsor an employee sponsored program (ESP) call 773-640-7241 or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.

 

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TOP OF THIS PAGE

Every firearms course we instruct and officer survival / use of force, tactical hand cuffing and violence management for women can be brought to your agency or company and taught on demand. Call 773-640-7241, or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.  Firearms courses can be adapted to include shotgun or rifle if desired.



Tactical Elements of Handgun Skills

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"Bring your lunch and liquids"

This is a labor-intensive 8-hour block of instruction. Class size is very limited to allow for as much individual attention to the participants as possible. This is a no nonsense fast moving instructional course which combines psychomotor skills into an integrated teaching system allowing for the maximum development of the participants' live fire skill development. This is an advanced course teaching advanced skills. This is not a beginning / basic / entry level oriented course.

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Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Range and firearms safety issues
  • Developmental courses of fire
  • Qualification courses
  • Competitive courses of fire focusing on real world skill enhancement under extensive time and accuracy constraints
  • Scanning, shooting and movement combined
  • One hand shooting
  • Single elimination and man on man competitive formats
  • Dependent on the range facility steel targets may or may not be implemented
  • Physical exertion is integrated into this training and participants must be injury free and in good physical condition
  • Participants must sign a legal document attesting to this before approval to take the course is granted

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Presently employed sworn law enforcement officers, including but not limited to: police, prosecution, corrections, probation, parole, and military personnel who have successfully completed their states firearms training standards allowing them to carry a firearm during the performance of their official duties as a law enforcement officer. Picture identification and badge/star are required, without them attendance will be denied.

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Equipment: All normally worn duty equipment should be brought to the course including ballistic protection. You should come to the course just as if you are starting a tour of duty. Weapons should have barrels at least 4 inches in length and be normally carried while on official department duty. Tactical or SWAT type rigs are fine, but weapons will be fired without the assistance of laser sighting systems. This course incorporates various shooting positions, so participants should wear clothing appropriate for shooting in the prone and kneeling positions. Revolvers are allowed, but not recommended. Only holsters that completely cover the trigger guard and trigger of the weapon are allowed. Holsters must be worn on the strong side of the body on the hip or upper leg.  Eye protection that is shatter proof (must meet ANSI Z87.1 specifications) and wraparound, a baseball type hat, shirts must button or fit up to the throat as a dress shirt would and be long sleeved, ear plugs and earmuffs, 10 safety trainers or similar reliable inert units of ammunition, a complete cleaning kit, 5 reloading devices with a minimum capacity of 10 rounds if at all possible, note taking material, 500 rounds of American manufactured factory ammunition - no reloads are allowed, sight adjustment tool(s), elbow and kneepads, tritium sights are highly recommended.

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Due to the intensity of this course, and to allow as much individual assistance as possible, class size is very limited. To register yourself or to sponsor an employee sponsored program (ESP) call 773-640-7241 or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.

 

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TOP OF THIS PAGE

Every firearms course we instruct and officer survival / use of force, tactical hand cuffing and violence management for women can be brought to your agency or company and taught on demand. Call 773-640-7241, or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.  Firearms courses can be adapted to include shotgun or rifle if desired.



Violence Management for Women

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"Bring your lunch and liquids"

This is an intensive 7-hour block of instruction. Class size is very limited to allow for as much individual attention to the participants as possible. This is a no nonsense fast moving instructional course which combines psychomotor skills into an integrated teaching system allowing for the maximum development of the participants knowledge base and physical skill development.

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Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Class rules and emergency protocol
  • Purpose of the course: avoidance/prevention, escape, defense/escape
  • What the class is not: confrontation
  • Mental and physical preparation for violence
  • Physical fitness
  • The fight or flight syndrome
  • Levels of awareness and perception
  • Structural protection - space and physical movement
  • The reactionary gap
  • Preparation - planning and immediate action
  • Distancing controlled countermeasure selection
  • Body posturing - positioning and balance
  • Situational avoidance
  • Negotiating hostile environments
  • Predator and prey realities
  • Clothing - jewelry and hair styles plus similar considerations and issues
  • Advantages of unfair and dirty tactics and techniques
  • Tangible stages of aggression
  • Transportation to secondary crime scenes
  • Your physical presence
  • Mental rehearsal via visualization
  • Defending with the assistance of partners
  • Verbal de-escalation and verbalization used as a defensive option
  • Appropriate offender and or vehicular descriptions protocol
  • Street gang identification
  • Defense in and around your vehicle
  • Impact target areas of the body
  • Manipulation of sensitive body areas
  • Legal considerations pursuant to the use of force (both less lethal and lethal)
  • Moving persons out of your way implementing impact or thrust applications
  • The simplification of blocking and evasion
  • Empty hand striking
  • Restraint countermeasures

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Equipment: long sleeved shirt and pants (loose fitting athletic type comfortable clothing), athletic bra, PLENTY of note taking material, finger nails cut SHORT.

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Due to the intensity of this course, and to allow as much individual assistance as possible, class size is very limited. To register yourself or to sponsor an employee sponsored program (ESP) call 773-640-7241 or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.


Every firearms course we instruct and officer survival / use of force, tactical hand cuffing and violence management for women can be brought to your agency or company and taught on demand. Call 773-640-7241, or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.  Firearms courses can be adapted to include shotgun or rifle if desired.


Tactical Handcuffing Skills Course

 

 

"Bring your lunch and liquids"

Presently employed sworn law enforcement officers, including but not limited to: police, prosecution, corrections, probation, parole, and military personnel.  Picture identification and badge/star are required, without them attendance will be denied.

This is an intensive 7-hour block of instruction.  Class size is limited to allow for as much individual attention to the participants as possible.  This is a no nonsense fast moving instructional course which combines psychomotor skills into an integrated teaching system allowing for the maximum development of the participants knowledge base and physical skills development.

Topics include, but are not limited to:                            

  • Class rules and emergency protocol
  • Why you need bolt cutters when conducting handcuffing training

  • Training with one simple and ultimate goal in mind
  • Tactics vs. principal based training

  • Adaptability and thinking “out of the box”

  • Training for every conceivable situation
  • Use of force issues after an offender has been handcuffed

  • When to summon medical attention for handcuffed offenders even if they don’t request it

  • Maximum probable allowable handcuffing force

  • Double supported single bar wrist flex
  • When to only twist the wrist joint and when to flex it
  • Space and physical movement
  • The reactionary gap
  • Positioning and balance
  • Mental rehearsal via visualization
  • Initiating instantaneous hand and wrist dominance while handcuffing

  • Team handcuffing
  • Thinking again about transitional movement from front to rear handcuff positions
  • Standing – kneeing and prone handcuffing
  • Both prone position side and rear torso handcuffing techniques
  • Modified California technique for adaptable positional handcuffing

  • Handcuffing over and around obstructions
  • Handcuffing above and below offenders on stairs
  • Handcuffing offenders in and around of motor vehicles - including motorcycles
  • Handcuffing on and around chairs and couches
  • Utilizing two pairs of handcuffs on one offender

  • Using inanimate objects for assistance while uncuffing in and out of lockups

  • Use of the California technique while uncuffing

  • Handcuffing multiple offenders with and without the assistance of inanimate objects

  • Three officer handcuffing
  • Preparation for takedowns with centering and front or rear triangulation

  • H2H formula for proper handcuffing hand selection
  • One handed handcuffing with both cuffs

  • One handed handcuffing with and without the assistance of inanimate objects

  • Handcuffing both hands with one cuff

  • When to handcuff in front and use belt restraints

  • Handcuff nomenclature
  • The importance of oversized handcuffs

  • Controlling resistance or attack while handcuffing
  • The numerical sequence of stabilization
  • Use of ankle, knee and elbow restraints
  • Release of force while handcuffing

  • Searching and transportation
  • Pre and post transport search issues

  • Using hidden cuff keys and escape tools by the officer and preventing use of them by offenders (the crown royal and DT cuff techniques)

  • A comparison of currently available handcuffs and leg restaints via discussion and practical applications
  • Verbalization as a constant for establishing control
  • Verbalization to the standing - kneeling and prone handcuffing positions
  • Proper searching techniques
  • Proper procedure for double locking and assuring proper fit of handcuffs
  • Handcuffing from joint manipulation positions
  • When you should temporarily interrupt the numerical sequence of SCST in emergencies
  • Transition to other use of force options after drawing handcuffs

  • Multiple continuous line drilling

  • Non traditional restraint devices such as flexible restraints and tape

  • Using flexible restraints to stop bleeding
  • Using unfamiliar equipment in emergencies (pick up drills)
  • Elimination of strong side technique initiation dependence
  • Retaining cuffs while on the duty belt and while deployed

  • Use of snap locks, thumbcuffs, padlocks and combination locks
  • Situational awarness for practical application problem solving senarios

  • Overcoming intentional and non intentional obstructions such as gloves, jackets and sleeves

 

Equipment: Two rolls of white zinc oxide porous athletic tape, two rolls of soft under wrap, one pair of (BLUNT EDGED) tape scissors, 20 flexible restraints of your choice and a removal device (NOT A KNIFE), kneepads, full duty rig (WITHOUT FIREARM(S), - make sure you do not forget your cold weather gloves, your search gloves and 5 pairs of professioanl medical quality vinyl type disposable gloves that meet ASTM standards, two pairs of handcuffs secured in retaining device(s) worn on the belt to the front of the points of the hip on the strong side of the body, two snap locks, two pairs of thumbcuffs with two keys, one padlock with two keys, one combination lock, one belly chain, PLENTY of note taking material, finger nails cut SHORT, two pairs of handcuff keys on a key ring with no other keys on it. 


Due to the intensity of this course, and to allow as much individual assistance as possible, class size is very limited. To register yourself or to sponsor an employee sponsored program (ESP) call 773-640-7241 or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.

 
 




TOP OF THIS PAGE

Every firearms course we instruct and officer survival / use of force, tactical hand cuffing and violence management for women can be brought to your agency or company and taught on demand. Call 773-640-7241, or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.  Firearms courses can be adapted to include shotgun or rifle if desired.



Officer Survival / Use of Force

 

"Bring your lunch and liquids"

Presently employed sworn law enforcement officers, including but not limited to: police, prosecution, corrections, probation, parole, and military personnel.  Picture identification and badge/star are required, without them attendance will be denied.

This is an intensive 7-hour block of lecture.  This is a no nonsense fast moving instructional course which combines an integrated teaching system allowing for the maximum development of the participants knowledge base and physical skills development.

 

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Range and firearms safety issues
  • Officer survival
  • Common denominators of law enforcement shootings
  • Physical fitness
  • Use of force overview
  • Firing cycles of the revolver and semiautomatic pistol
  • Internal/external/terminal ballistics
  • Adjustable vs. nonadjustable sites,
  • Sight movement and target distance
  • Managing recoil
  • Ball and dummy techniques
  • Lead contamination and decontamination
  • The mechanics of incapacitation
  • Coping with stress
  • Equipment considerations for duty rigs/weapons/ammunition
  • Nomenclature of the revolver and semiautomatic pistol
  • Ammunition components and nomenclature
  • The fundamentals of marksmanship skills
  • Sights and target relationship vs. distance encountered
  • The equation of distance = sighting/speed/accuracy
  • Dry firing techniques
  • Reactive vs. precision shooting
  • Sighting in techniques
  • Prone positional shooting
  • Kneeling positional shooting
  • Use of barricades
  • 90/180 degree turning
  • Care/carry/use of reloading devices
  • Malfunctions vs. stoppages
  • Tactical vs. emergency reloading
  • Single hand shooting
  • Single hand and two handed unloading/loading/charging/malfunction clearance
  • techniques for the semiautomatic pistol
  • Body armor defeat drills
  • Multiple target engagement
  • Shooting as a team incorporating various positions
  • Shooting while moving
  • The Tueller concept
  • Physiology of the eye
  • The evolution of artificial illumination
  • Light output for candlepower and lumens
  • Overview of flashlights available today and preferable mechanical characteristics and, The traditional techniques plus the new four direction isometric stabilization technique
  • One and two handed flashlight methodology,
  • Other equipment considerations,
  • Night vision and related equipment
  • Lasers plus tritium and optical sights
  • Physical and mental issues in the altered / no  light environment
  • The reactionary gap,
  • Dealing with malfunctions and reloading with flashlights,
  • Using available light,
  • Kneeling and prone issues with the flashlight,
  • Reduced and no light tactics,
  • Artificial illumination as a control option,
  • Scanning, shooting and movement combined.
  • Everything else I can think of or have been thru.

Equipment:    LOTS OF NOTE TAKEING MATERIAL.    


Due to the intensity of this course, and to allow as much individual assistance as possible, class size is very limited. To register yourself or to sponsor an employee sponsored program (ESP) call 773-640-7241 or e-mail GPI, ( gangprev@sbcglobal.net ) to inquire concerning special incentives we can offer your facility.

 
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