Defensive Tactics

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

This course will provide public safety officers with additional training in control and restraint techniques, use of personal weapons, ground fighting, and handcuffing techniques.


The student must complete the four-hour online course Use of Force and De-escalation Options for Gaining Compliance that is offered by the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. The student must email proof of completion to the course coordinator prior to the course start date. Students will be accepted from the Waiting List in the order in which this proof of completion is received.

Who Should Attend

Any local, state, or federal public safety personnel.

Special Notes

Students must bring their duty belt, holster (no weapon), handcuffs with key, and non-marking court shoes. Groin protection is recommended. Mouthpieces will be provided.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
03/01/2021 03/05/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
08/02/2021 08/06/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon