IADLEST International Certified Instructor

 

United States of America

Languages: English

Peggy Schaefer Leads a Dynamic and innovative team comprised of training program reviewers, content experts and software specialists.

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William Flink

United States of America

Languages: English

William has worked in the criminal justice field for over 40 years. He served four years as the Administrator of Idaho POST, and has directed academy training in both the US and the Kingdom of Jordan.

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United States of America

Languages: English

Dan has 30 years of service in Public Safety and actively trains IADLEST courses all around the US.

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United States of America

Languages: English

Mark has over 40 experience both as a police officer and as a POST and academy director.

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Michael Brave
United States of America

Languages: English

Michael is a certified TASER instructor, legal advisor and a specialist in risk management.  He has been a certified police officer since 1983.  He is a qualified instructor in a variety of areas, and has delivered training in five countries outside of the US

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Steven Ashley

United States of America

Languages: English

Steve is an active law enforcement trainer, risk manager, consultant, and author, and frequently serves as an expert witness in use-of-force, motor vehicle operations, police procedures, and corrections practices cases.

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Robert Oatman

United States of America

Languages: English

Robert is a Certified Protection Professional. After a career with the Baltimore County PD where he developed the first Hostage Negotiation Team in Maryland, he began teaching Executive Protection classes.  He has taught Executive Protection programs in Mexico, Canada and Europe for over a decade.

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Michael Parker
United States of America

Languages: English

Michael Parker is a consultant after 32 years of service with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), California, the second largest policing agency in the United States.

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Don McCrea
United States of America

Languages: English

Don is a dynamic trainer, expert witness in search and seizure & use of force, author, and peace officer. He spent the past nine years as an academy instructor. Don also founded Premier Police Training, a national training company.

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Joseph Robinson
United States of America

Languages: English

Joe’s active experience includes, specialized training services, complex investigations,threat analysis, executive protection, and performance coaching with an emphasis inaustere environments and conflict zones.

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Brian Caruth

Trinidad and Tobago

Languages: English

Brian has over 30-years experience with the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service.  His is the lead instructor for Firearms, Defensive Tactics and Reality-Based Training.   He is also an NRA Certified Trainer/Range Safety Officer.

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Alan C. Youngs
United States of America

Languages: English, Spanish

Alan retired as a Chief of Police after 33 years service.  He a practicing attorney and expert witness in police policies & procedures, use-of-force.  He has taught in Central and South America and done consulting and audits in the Middle East.

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Michael D. Wilson
United States of America

Languages: English

Mike also holds our INCI certification.  He had three deployments in Iraq training police.  He has written curricula for the republics of Georgia and Moldova, and has worked in Senegal, Rwanda, Ghana, Sir Lanka and Jordan.

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Uliks Gjonaj
Switzerland

Languages: English, German, Albanian

Uliks is the creator of the Commando Defense Academy Swiss in Switzerland.  He earned his initial certifications in the USA.  He is certified in multiple forms of hand-to-hand and weapons training.  He delivers training to officers throughout Europe, Israel and the US.

He is also INCI certified.

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