Officer Safety Training Course
This scenario-based officer safety training course was designed to renew the survival mindset of both the new and the experienced law enforcement officer and to reduce agency liability. Through lecture, video demonstration, and reality-based scenario training, the officers will reinforce tactics to better prepare themselves for spontaneous attacks and officer safety threats during traffic stops, pedestrian contacts and arrests.
· Survival mindset
· Traffic stops
· Pedestrian contacts
· Advanced contact / cover
· Use of force
· Concealed weapons
· Fentanyl exposure / Narcan training
· Identifying and avoiding deadly errors
· Legal updates
· Control holds / extraction techniques
· Tactical medical
· Off-duty survival
This is a two-day training class with both in-class and practical application training. Students will be required to bring their patrol vehicle and duty belt to class. Tuition $325.
Instructor: John Pallas is a 29-year law enforcement veteran who served as Deputy Chief of Police for the law enforcement division of the State of Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission. In that role, John supervised command staff, oversaw the professional standards unit and served as the public information officer and director of training. He also has more than two decades of service in California in various capacities, including Vice Detective, Narcotics Task Force Investigator and F.T.O. and Reserve Program Coordinator. John managed a high-profile task force team of investigators, comprised of FBI, DEA, IRS agents, as well as state and city law enforcement officers.