This is an advanced/specialized training course for law enforcement or corrections officers. The 80-hour Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Instructor course was organized and developed to enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities of an individual to better prepare prospective officers to control subjects and defend themselves using appropriate defensive tactics in accordance with the Recommended Response to Resistance Matrix. It is based on the premise that the primary objective of the law enforcement basic recruit defensive tactics training instructor is to alert students to the responsibilities of safe and efficient response to resistance. This course is part of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission's approved Specialized Training Program. It is designed to accommodate a maximum of 20 students per class to ensure that each student has the appropriate amount of time to complete the teaching exercise and practical scenarios.
Terms Typically Offered: Offered as Needed
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.