“The course was well presented. All of us in law-enforcement strive to do the right thing, to reflect well on our department and to continue gaining community trust and support. Instructor Jim Schlicher and Calibre Press are helping to achieve exactly that, one class at a time. I will continue to encourage everyone I know to attend Calibre Press training. Thank you.” Officer Jones – Gardena Police Department
“Excellent Course. Excellent Instructor…these real experiences, choices and options can all be applied. Going over current case law is good and obviously necessary. Great Training aides, examples and discussions, thank you! Park County Sheriff’s Office – Cody, WY
Legally Justified; But was it Avoidable?
The Crucial Question at the Core of Use of Force
This dynamic, one day program is a reality-based course that separates fact from fiction about Case Law and The Use of Force and Human Performance Under Stress. Focusing on Supreme Court decisions and applicable state statutes this course strives to help limit your exposure to excessive and unnecessary uses of force and as a result, avoid litigation. From practical application on the street for line officers through force investigations, students will develop working knowledge of the constitutional parameters for using force. In addition, scientific factors affecting human performance during dynamic and evolving force events will be examined as well as the impact of video on investigations and public perception.
Discover the Science of Police and Human Performance under Stress. Using real incidents, you’ll learn the mind and body’s limitations and normal response when using force. This course is constantly evolving and delivers video recorded current incidents, case studies, and small group discussion:
Constitutional and Relevant Laws:
Human Performance Factors:
Use of Video Recording:
Use of Force with Disabled Persons:
Electronic Control Weapons:
This class is a crash course in contemporary leadership skills and traits. It’s essential to those interested in learning… and great to those currently leading.
Officer Rivera, Salinas PD, CA