Control/ Defensive Tactics and Use of Force

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The course is the foundation for Control/Defensive Tactics (C/DT) and Use of Force (UOF) for Law Enforcement Officers. This course includes the basics of motor learning, practice structure, class structure, and skill instruction. This comprehensive and practical course will help each new instructor develop the skills and confidence to assist in all the essential C/DT and UOF classes taught at the Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) and in-service training incorporating current Job Task Analysis (JTA) findings and recommendations.


This is the follow up certification for 6240 Control/Defensive Tactics (C/DT) and Use of Force (UOF) for Law Enforcement Officers.  WSCJTC recognizes no students are proficient in all skills and knowledge in just one week of training.  To ensure skills and knowledge are proficient the 6241-LEAD Instructor Course is Mandatory if being a lead or regional instructor is your goal.  This 40-hour course includes a review for all the skill instruction, use of force, acute behavioral disorders and report writing.  Students will be given a closed skills test on all blocks of instruction as well as written test for the Use of Force Policy.  The week will conclude with “Teach-Backs” to ensure teaching proficiency. 

Next course available upon completion:  any advanced 3-day course.  All advanced 3-day courses must be completed to attend “Regional Instructor Course.”