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L.O.C.K.U.P. ® Police Combat

Offensive Tactics and Strategies for Immediate Control


Date:               March 21-22, 2013

Location:        Saint Paul Police Department Annex                      Recommended Hotels

                        3rd Floor Classroom / 2nd Floor Gym

                        100 E. 10th Street

                        Saint Paul, MN 55101

Time:               0800-1700                                                       

Instructors:    Lt Kevin F. Dillon (Ret)

POST:              16 Credits

Cost:               $ 265.00

The Saint Paul Police Department Professional Development Institute (PDI) is co-sponsoring with L.O.C.K.U.P ® - Lt Kevin Dillon (Ret) a 2-day course; L.O.C.K.U.P Police Combat Offensive Strategies for Immediate Control.

An intensive 2-day certification program on the L.O.C.K.U.P.® Police Combat Arrest and Control System. This course provides in-depth arrest and control confrontation training. It develops a solid foundation of active diffusion, de-escalation tactics, and physical combat manipulation techniques for immediate control. The empty-hand skills can be relied upon by individual officers or with a partner. This course offers far more than physical combative maneuvers. It offers offensive strategies, tactics and techniques that will enhance an officer’s success and outcome when required to arrest and control resistant and aggressive individuals.


? Risk Management for Confrontations

? Physiological Changes During Human Aggression

? Legal Aspects of Use of Force

? Report Writing, Documentation

? Verbal Communication - Effective De-escalation Skills

? Fighting Tactics from Multiple Positions

Standing - Kneeling - Grounded

? Striking Techniques for Law Enforcement

? Understanding Mass / Power and Kinetic Energy

? Solo and Team Tactics and Takedowns

? Offensive vs. Defensive Science and Strategies

? Skeletal Based Manipulations

? Police Ground Fighting Tactics

? Training for Multiple Assailants

? Environmental Training

Officers will train wearing full gun belt, boots and vest. Anything else make no sense!

Lt. Kevin F. Dillon (Ret) L.O.C.K.U.P. ®Police Combat – International Combatives Instructor

Lieutenant Kevin F. Dillon is a 26 year veteran law enforcement officer, SWAT Commander, internationally recognized combatives instructor and speaker. He is an FBI National Academy Graduate – Class 223 and has received certification from the Force Science Institute in Analysis of Use of Force Incidents.

Lieutenant Dillon is the founder and developer of the L.O.C.K.U.P. ® Police Combat System now presently instructed in 25 states and 5 countries. His DVD’s series on Police Combat Tactics has been sold worldwide. He has recently released a series on Police Combat Strategies for Police and is a Police Academy Expert for Police Lieutenant Dillon was selected by Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman (Ret) (author of The Bullet-Proof Mind and the Pulitzer nominated On Killing) to consult on his continuing research published as On Combat.

Lieutenant Dillon, a highly sought after speaker and trainer, has trained and consulted law enforcement and civilian (defensive tactics) programs throughout the United States and internationally. He has lectured at numerous conferences such as the International Association of Chief of Police (IACP), Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®) International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) and numerous tactical conferences. Lieutenant Dillon is also founder and president of KFD Training &Consultation LLC and, which has provided the highest level of professional police, security training and use of force consultation for the past ten years.

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