Understanding and being able to apply the correct amount of force in a given situation is essential for safety/security team members. This course reviews the Arizona Revised Statutes Title 13, Chapter 4 Justifications otherwise known as self-defense laws and statutes related to arrest by a private person. Different use-of-force continuums will be explored and their application to real world situations will be explained. Participants will be equipped to understand, articulate and defend their use-of-force decisions.
Brian served 15 years as an officer in the US Army, training both US and foreign nationals. Following victory in the Cold War and his release from active duty, he became a Police Officer in the State of Arizona. There, he has spent 21 of his 26+ years of service in a patrol capacity, with a 5-year tour in investigations. He is an NRA and Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZPOST) certified instructor and firearms instructor. He has trained Civilians, Law Enforcement and US Military in various aspects of the force application. His other training includes certification as a OC (pepper spray) instructor and as a Use of Force Analyst. He has been recognized as an expert witness in the Arizona court system.
Presented by Brian Kowalski