L.O.C.K.U.P.® Police Training Systems Arrest & Control Instructor – Level I

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Lieutenant Kevin F. Dillon (Whethersfield, CT Police Department, Retired), KFD Training and Consultation LLC - is a 26-year law enforcement veteran, SWAT Commander, highly sought-after speaker, and international trainer. He has lectured on use of force executive and leadership issues throughout the country. His appearances include conferences such as the International Association of Chief of Police (IACP), Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®) and FBI Command College, and FBI LEEDA Conferences.  Lt. Dillon has been requested in many hotspots such as New Mexico, St Louis MO, California to address concerns on police use of force. He has appeared on CNN, Fox, NPR and multiple other venues. He developed both the nationally instructed L.O.C.K.U.P. Arrest and Control System as well as the L.E.A.D.S. - Law Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies.

Course Description:

This course provides in-depth arrest and control confrontation training and develops a solid foundation of de-escalation tactics, physical manipulation techniques with instructional methods that will certify the student as a Basic L.O.C.K.-U.P. Arrest and Control Instructor. The system is a complete arrest and control program that fully integrates all weapons systems of law enforcement. Evidence Based System! Court tested, medically reviewed and street proven.


  • Risk Management for confrontations
  • Legal Aspects of Use of Force
  • Report Writing, Documentation and Tracking - “You can’t manage what you don’t measure”
  • Verbal communication
  • Gross Motor Oriented Techniques
  • Instructional Methods for Teaching
  • Retainable Techniques
  • Individual Based TakedownsIntegration with Less Lethal Options
  • Team Communications and Takedowns
  • Police Ground fighting Tactics
  • Environmental Training
  • Striking & Kicking

Course Details:

- 302 Funds Eligible -