Boone County, Indiana Sheriff's Office - Sheriff Mike Nielsen

Protective Agents Course: Click here to Register


March 24-March 25 (40 Spots)


Learn the skills and gain the knowledge of a Protective Agent. Take advantage of this extremely rare opportunity to learn from the experience and knowledge of protective services professionals. This vetted protective agent training curriculum affords you the opportunity to develop and utilize your instinctive reflexes to solve difficult threat engagement problems. Requiring no prior experience this is a professional hands-on Protective Services approach to doing what it takes to get yourself and your loved ones out of trouble, immediately off that fateful “X” and to safety. Applicable at home, work, travel and at school this is an opportunity for you to take home field-tested techniques gleaned from the professionals. Course content includes the Fundamentals of Protection, Protective Intelligence, Threat Assessment/ Response, Attack Recognition, Unarmed Active Shooter Response, How to move yourself and your family to and from controlled/ uncontrolled Areas, Protective Measures against threats in confined/ open-areas, How to control a threat engagement - protection to/ from and in your car, Deployment of your weapon in an active protective movement (“Indexing”, “programming”, etc.,), managing the fateful Injury/ Distance liability gap, Cover and Evacuation, Anti-kidnapping techniques and defense against single and multiple assailants. No live fire – all you need is your training blue/ red gun (inert training handgun replica/ SIRT OK) and matching OWB/ IWB holster. If you don't carry a gun, then bring your folding pocket knife. If you don't carry a gun or a knife, you will still benefit from this training.



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