Less Lethal Instructor Certification 

Dates:  April 28 - 30, 2014
Length: 24 hours
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $150.00 (
If you can’t bring the required supplies for this course, an additional fee of $245 will be charged on the first day of class. Please have a check made out to Advantage Police Supply for the additional charge.)

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Training Program:
This 24-hour program will provide the attending personnel qualified instructor training in the use of Less-Lethal options including Kinetic Energy Impact Munitions, Chemical Agents and Noise/Flash Diversionary Devices (flashbangs).   New to experienced instructors will benefit from this program by being exposed to various deployment systems and scenario applications.

Equipment Requirements:
  • Department issued Less Lethal shotgun, 37 or 40 mm launcher.
  • Protective Gas Mask
  • Duty gear, Body Armor, Training gun and Flashlight.
  • Nomex or similar type gloves that cover the entire hand. Long sleeve shirt
  • Wrap around Ballistic Eye and Ear protection
  • Dept Less Lethal inventory and policy if available for deployment planning.
  • 3-5 Barricade Rounds (12 ga, 37, or 40mm)
  • 2-3 Pyrotechnic smoke (preferred) or CS grenades with pull pin Fuze.
  • 4 CTS 7290, 7290M, 7290T with training fuzes or Def-Tec Distraction Devices
  • 12 rounds of 12 gauge, 37mm or 40 mm single projectile (bean bags or sponge rounds) utilized by your agency.
  • Expired munitions are acceptable however there use is subject to an inspection by the instructor and may not be allowed if any safety concerns exist.

Jim Jewell
Advantage Police Supply

Jim recently retired as a Lieutenant from the Oshkosh (WI) Police Department with nearly 32 years experience. He served twenty-one and a half years with the departments SWAT and Crowd Control Units as team leader and training coordinator. He has a diverse teaching background conducting programs for ASLET and the State of Wisconsin SWAT, Negotiators, Training Officers and Chiefs of Police Associations. Jim has a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice from University of Wisconsin and holds numerous instructor and master instructor certifications in areas of SWAT, Firearms, Defensive Tactics and Less Lethal force options. He has conducted Instructor certification training since 1995 for Def-Tec, MSI/Federal Lab, Sage and Armor Holdings. Currently he provides training and sales for Combined Tactical Systems in the Midwest. He is a past board member of the SWAT and Training Officers Associations of Wisconsin.

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   Jessica Heimann

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   1/17/2014 2:39:56 PM