The basic purpose for an officer's use of force is to gain control of a person and to stop any threatening action by that person. First responders use force upon people for numerous reasons. Force may be used to detain, to arrest, to prevent escape, for self-defense, defense of others, defense of property, to prevent the person from injuring themselves, to prevent the person from destroying evidence, to quell a riot, etc. Subjects taught include: Basic concepts of the use of force, calculus of reasonableness, analyzing the incident, principles of force, threat assessment and force options.
Target Audience: Military, law enforcement, corrections and certified security personnel.
Equipment: Note taking material.
*This class can be combined with others and customized to meet your organizational needs. Please contact us for any questions you may have.