This two week 80-hour course is designed to develop an instructor who is capable of presenting professional courses of instruction in the specific law enforcement skill of Defensive Tactics/Arrest Control Techniques. Numerous training styles (FBI, Koga etc.) and techniques will be introduced to the students. The curriculum covers use of force law, weapon retention, weapon disarming, handcuffing/searching techniques, impact weapons (baton) and impact suit integration. The course will emphasize a system designed for law enforcement training in AOT and the Basic Academies. Force transition and decision-making components are integrated into the presentation of weaponry. Maximum enrollment is 28 students.
Basic Police Academy or equivalent, proof of medical clearance/insurance.
Wear loose clothing, bring duty belt with impact weapon.
2.00 Semester Unit(s)
P.O.S.T. Plan II
Certificate awarded upon completion.
College of Record
Monterey Peninsula College
617 Mountain View Ave., Belmont, CA
POST Plan II CC#2540-21635-xxxxx
Monday-Friday 0700 to 1600
Agency personnel: please phone in (or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org) the following information:
Self-sponsored students: Contact our main office at (408) 229-4299 to register. Be prepared to submit partial or full payment, depending on the class. All registration documents and final payment must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the start date of the course. Only certain courses have downloadable registration materials; click here to view a list of those courses.
All Students are required to pay for the course by the first day of class.
If you are not a U.S. citizen but have a Permanent Resident card, you will need to upload a copy of the front and back of the card to your Student Web Portal account.
Cancellation / Refund Policy
Out of consideration for people who are on a waiting list please cancel your reservation no later than 21 days prior to first day of class. After the 21-day cancellation period, students will forfeit 50.00. Substitutions or transfer of registration to another (qualified public safety) member is permitted.
Each class has a minimum enrollment requirement. If the minimum enrollment is not reached for the course three weeks before the class begins, the class will be cancelled, and deposits will be refunded in full.
*ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. NO EXCEPTIONS. When possible students will be advised of any fee changes prior to course start date. Tuition fee increases made at anytime by the State Chancellor's office may require collection of additional fees from students. We Accept Visa, MasterCard, Money Order, Cashier's Check, Cash or Agency Billing (by arrangement). Make Money Order or Cashiers Checks payable to: SBRPSTC
Out of State or Non-Affiliated students who have not lived in California for at least one (1) year and one (1) day prior to start of college semester are subject to "out of state" college registration fees in addition to the fees listed above. Please check with our staff for details and exact costs.
This program is presented through the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium of Community Colleges (SBRPSTC), which includes Gavilan College, Monterey Peninsula College, Ohlone College, Hartnell College, Foothill College, Lake Tahoe Community College, Mission College, College of San Mateo, Cabrillo College and the San Jose Evergreen Community College District.
Only courses and programs presented for college credit will be funded, transcripted and certified through one of these accredited institutions.