We generally run CT Guard Card courses almost every Wednesday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Weekday evening courses are available upon request.

Our classes are offered at: 58 Renshaw Drive East Haven, CT 06512.

I offer on site training for Security companies in need of a large number of applicant
certifications at once.  Group & DOC discounts are available. Inquire by email or phone

Group discounts are available.
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Baton Tactics Certification 1st Friday


This course is an industry standard training for the use and application baton and greatly reduces your liability and increases your value in the marketplace. The training course is commonly known as BATON TACTICS, and the lesson plan is by PPC.

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The Personal Protection Baton Tactics™ is a straight and expandable baton training program drawing information from a variety of baton and training resources. The concept of controlling individuals with police batons is not new. Police batons of all varieties have been used for decades to control violent or resistive individuals. Proper training in the their use is essential to reduce injures to officers and suspects and to protect the officer and agency from frivolous litigation. When used responsibly in accordance with agency policies and procedures and federal, state and local laws police batons are a viable control option.

Course Description

The Personal Protection Baton Tactics™ program is designed for public safety officers who deal with conflict or potential violence. This includes corporate security, federal, state and local law enforcement organizations, contract security companies, academic or healthcare law-enforcement and security, corrections, military police, probation and parole, bail enforcement, and executive protection.

Through a combination of Practical Exercises and Classroom instruction you will learn how to:

  • Identify the stages of conflict in order to: recognize the threat, reduce the threat, and determine how and when to use force.
  • Apply state-of-the-art tactical concepts such as: Proper Defensive Positions, Methods of Movement, Drawing Techniques, Baton Shielding, Baton Counter-Strikes, and Baton Retention. Avoid liability suits through: Certified training, understanding the effects of police batons, identifying factors which justify baton use, and proper baton incident documentation.
  • The Personal Protection Baton Tactics™ training program is non-product specific straight and expandable baton training program. Once trained and certified the officer and agency choose the brand and design of straight or expandable baton that fits their needs. ***This course does not address the use of side-handle batons.

Benefits include:

  • Reduced Injury to Officers and Subjects
  • Reduced Exposure to Civil Liability
  • Reduced Workers' Compensation Payments
  • Increased Performance
  • Increased Confidence & Morale
  • Increased Safety
  • Improved Decision Making

Course Topics

  • History of the Police Baton
  • Baton Nomenclature
  • Resistance and Control Management
  • Officer and Individual Factors/ Escalation Through the Levels of Control
  • Recognizing the Threat
  • Elements of Reporting Resistance and Control
  • Agency Policies and Procedures
  • Reasonable Target Selection
  • Target Areas
  • Principles of Balance, Movement, Center and Reaction Time
  • Relative Positioning
  • Science of Energy and Motion
  • Three Ranges of Physical Combat
  • Angles of Attack and Defense
  • Baton Grips and Ready Postitions
  • Baton Drawing Techniques
  • Baton Counter-Strikes
  • Baton Shielding
  • Baton Retention

Certification Level

  • 4- hour Personal Protection Baton Tactics™ Basic Course- Valid for up to 3 years

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Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.