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MI – Lt. Dillon and Lt. Col. Grossman – Response Strategies & Tactics to Active Violence

Oakland Police Academy – Auburn Hills MI
Bulletproof Mind  with Strategies and Tactics when Responding to Violence within the Community.
Sept. 20, 2018

Designed for Emergency Responders, Dispatcher, Community Leaders, Educators and Civilian Personnel.

Goal is Psychological Resiliency:  First Responders and Civilians- spouses invited

Presented by two internationally recognized experts on response to violence for first responders and civilian personnel. This eight hour seminar is designed as an integrated response for Dispatch, Police, EMS, Fire, Community members and Educators. The presentation will address multiple strategies addressing personal protection both at work and at home.  The key to personal protection is prevention and knowledge. The first step is to acknowledge that violent attacks can happen to you, the second is to take steps to prevent them.

  • The magnitude of the threat to our nation and the desperate need for an integrated response.
  • Recent explosion of violence, against first responders and society.
  • Possibility of terrorist attacks on our soil, and on our schools:  A model seen around the world…
  • A mindset of preparation, embrace the responsibility to protect and respond.
  • Preparation saves us twice.  Physically and psychologically.
  • Understanding the principals of risk management for personal safety.
  • Dispatch, first point of contact, how to extract valuable information from callers for street responders. Unlike Hollywood, issues don’t come in one at a time, multitasking strategies.
  • Learning techniques to enhance environmental and situational awareness.
  • Learn methods of effective verbal de-escalation strategies for human communications, starting with telephone contact to street interaction.
  • Integrated responses for special population incidents. Police/Fire/Dispatch and EMS.
  • The need for integrated debriefings involving all involved addressing the trauma.
    • Leaving out involved participants can have devastating psychological results.
  • Dispatch calls such as “Swatting” and “suicide by cop” extraction of key information.
  • How to enhance your psycho-physiological changes during aggression and violence
  • Learn methods to re-direct the thought process for a tactical advantage
  • Understanding A Positive Self-Fulfilling Prophecy”the next step in psychological resiliency.
  • Subconscious priming through TV and movies. Learning false beliefs via Hollywood.
  • Direct application of sports and performance psych to successful performance during life-and-death events.
  • Reality based training as a revolution in performance in life-and-death circumstances
  • Communications, EMS, Police and Fire strategies for integrated drills.
  • Reality based drills for the workplace environments.
  • Autogenic Breathing (a revolution in controlling physio responses) and Performance Under Severe Stress.


Col. Dave Grossman is an internationally recognized scholar,  author, soldier, and speaker who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression. As founder of a new field of scientific endeavor termed “Killology,” Lt. Col. Grossman has made  revolutionary new contributions to our  understanding of  killing in war, the psychological costs of war, the root causes of the current “virus” of violent crime   plaguing the world, and the process of healing the victims of violence, in war and in peace.

Lt. Dillon is a 26 year veteran law  enforcement officer, SWAT Commander,    internationally recognized expert on combatives instructor and speaker.  He is the   founder and developer of the L.O.C.K.U.P. ®     Police Training System now  presently  instructed in over 18 states and 5 countries. He has appeared on CNN, NPR, Police and is a Police Academy Expert and   Contributor for . Lt. Dillon will discuss current issues and how to use Strategies and Tactics for law enforcement and civilian personnel reponse to violent attacks. Recent research and incidents will be discussed and how to apply the science and  research to enhance tactics.

COURSE NAME: Bulletproof Mind Strategies and Tactics Response to Violence Within the Community
DATE: September 20, 2018
TIME: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch)
COST: $210.00 – In honor of all first responders we’re offering a
Special Rate of $30.00 (911 SNC Con Ed Approval #OCC201805A)
Police Officers, EMS Personnel, Firefighters, Dispatchers,
Community Leaders and Educators are welcome
LOCATION: Woodside Bible Church
6600 Rochester Road Troy, MI 48085
REGISTRATION: Contact the Oakland Police Academy at 248.232.422


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