This book is for all law enforcement officers, students and instructors. No matter what your background or system you will find, tactics and techniques that will help you enjoy a successful career and keep you going home safely at the end of each shift. Rod Sanford has drawn from over 30 years of law enforcement and training experience to bring you the essence of use of force, defensive tactics and officer training in a complete text with over 1,600 step-by-step photographs. Rod has been a patrol deputy, field training officer and patrol sergeant. He has studied and taught defensive tactics and officer safety since1969. In 1993 he founded the Pacific Institute of Defensive Tactic. Through his institute, police academies and law enforcement agencies Rod teaches the P.I.D.T. Method of integrated use of force, defense tactics, arrest control techniques, self defense, altercation patterns, baton tactics, officer safety, car stops, firearms, crowd control and civil disobedience. He works regularly with California P.O.S.T. as a subject-matter-expert and has helped develop guidelines, curriculum and tele-course in the areas of use of force, defensive tactics, civil disobedience, car stops, and firearms.
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