Use of Force Instructor Training

Course Hours: 80.0 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to give the students the knowledge and skills necessary to design, develop, and implement use of force training using static, dynamic, and interactive training. The course will provide these law enforcement professionals with the principles of use of force, ideas on use of force training, and the overview needed to assist in the evaluation of officer-involved use of force incidents.


This course is a combination of lecture and practical activity; however, this course is not "tactic" based. It's primary design is to expose the student to the decision-making process of using reasonable force in necessary situations and how to articulate the force option used after the incident takes place.

Training Outcomes

Teach instructors how to design, develop, and implement use of force training based on state and federal statutes, U.S. Constitution, Graham v. Connor (1989)Tennessee v. Garner (1985), and Scott v. Harris (2007).

Prerequisites

Must be employed with a local, state, or federal law enforcement agency. Must possess POST General Instructor Certification or equivalent.

Who Should Attend

Any instructor-certified law enforcement personnel directed with conducting use of force training for their agency.

Special Notes

Student should bring appropriate clothing for scenario based training, rain gear, ball cap, eye protection, and groin protection. Student must have department-issued duty gear (excluding firearm, ammo, OC Spray, Baton, TASER), handcuffs with key, and body armor. Student must be able to participate in intensive training that may be outdoors and in inclement weather.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
01/18/2021 01/29/2021 GPSTC, SAVANNAH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. L11S21010 Register
02/22/2021 03/05/2021 GPSTC, SAVANNAH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. L11S21001 Register
04/05/2021 04/16/2021 Barrow County Sheriff 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. L10T21031 Register
03/08/2021 03/19/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAS21112 Register
04/26/2021 05/07/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
07/12/2021 07/23/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
09/20/2021 10/01/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
11/08/2021 11/19/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
03/08/2021 03/19/2021 GPSTC, COLUMBUS 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. L06S21004 Register
01/11/2021 01/22/2021 Sandy Springs Police Department 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. L19T21005
02/01/2021 02/12/2021 Carrollton Police Department Range 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. L19T21008 Register
02/22/2021 03/05/2021 GPSTC, TIFTON 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. L01S21001 Register