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CONGRATULATIONS to the new LOCKUP Instructors who completed the intense five day LOCKUP Arrest and Control – Train the Trainer program held in Glenview IL

100% of attending students stated they would recommend this course to their peers. This is the 3rd  LOCKUP Instructor training held at the Glenview IL Police Department. SPECIAL THANKS to Sgt. Jim Foley and Commander John Linden for their assistance.

Training should not be measured by the speed of acquisition, or by the level of skills reached in class, but in the performance in REAL world environments in post training settings.

This class was represented by officers from:
Federal Reserve Police department – Chicago

  • Centerville IL
  • Rolling Meadows IL
  • Chicago IL
  • McHenry IL PD
  • Morton Grove IL
  • US Army Reserves
  • Norridge IL
  • Lake County Sheriffs
  • Glenview IL

TESTIMONIALS from the class.

“Hands down the best police combat system I’ve attended.”
“My goal was to learn take-downs maneuvers against bigger stronger opponents and this course did just that, and did so in a simplified manner.”
“The multiple training aids were just what I needed. I saw it and felt it.”
“This presentation was awesome!”
“This program is far superior than what we currently use!”
“All the information was provided in such a way that each technique built off the previous so information was not overloaded.”
“Lt. Dillon brings a lifetime of knowledge and experience and reduces it to the best most relevant strategies.”
“One of the best I have ever seen.”
“I anticipate sending all MGPD use of force instructors to this program.”
“Fulfilled the expectations I had and even solidified my desire to continue to use the system.”
“Great combination of lecture, physical application, …great real world scenarios.”


An intensive 5-day training program on L.O.C.K.U.P.® Police Combat Arrest and Control – Train the Trainer. This course provides in-depth arrest and control confrontation training.  It 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 empty-hand skills can be relied upon by individual  officers or with a partner.  This system is a complete arrest and control program that fully integrates all weapons systems of law enforcement.


  • Risk Management for Confrontations
  • Legal Aspects of Use of Force
  • Report Writing, Documentation and Tracking
  • Verbal Communication – Effective De-escalation Skills
  • Instructional Techniques to Fit the Employee
  • Trouble Shooting Combative Maneuvers
  • Fighting Tactics from Multiple Platforms
  • Offensive vs. Defensive Strategies
  • Team Communications and Takedowns
  • Police Ground Fighting Tactics
  • Weapon Retention
  • Training for Multiple Assailants
  • Managing and Documenting Training
  • Environmental Training
  • Physiological Changes During Human Aggression

Hosted by
Sergeant Jim Foley
Glenview Police Department
2500 East Lake Avenue
Glenview,  IL  60026


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