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Continuing Education

Use of Force Instructor Course

Hours: 40
Tuition: $395


Course Objective:
This five-day hands-on, interactive course is specifically designed for patrol officers and first line supervisors responsible for Use of Force training for their agency.

Course Content:
The Use of Force Instructor Class is a comprehensive course covering the legal,behavioral and physiological aspects involved in use of force events. This intensive course will prepare the participants to present use of force through a variety of teaching methodologies.

Topics that will be covered include:
• Use of Force Myths
• Continuums
• Case Law Review
• Model Policy Evaluation
• Use of Force Report Writing
• Best Practices in Critical Incident Investigation
• The current research from PPCT and Force Science

Instructor: Tom Dworak, Sergeant Wilmette Police Department, IL. The instructor for this course of study is Sgt. Thomas Dworak. Sgt. Dworak is a 30 year veteran of the Wilmette (IL) Police epartment and serves as the Field Training and Evaluation Program Coordinator and Lead Defensive Tactics/Use of Force Instructor. Sgt. Dworak serves as an instructor for the North East Multi Regional Training MTU#3, the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety and has been a guest lecturer for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Sgt. Dworak is an Instructor Trainer in the PPCT Defensive Tactics and Spontaneous Knife Defense Systems and a Force Science Certified Use of Force Analyst.

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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