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St. Louis MO – L.O.C.K.U.P.® Arrest and Control 5 Day – Instructor Course SOLD OUT!

St Louis County and Municipal Police Academy SOLD OUT!
1266 Sutter Avenue – St. Louis, MO 63133-1934


L.O.C.K.U.P.® Arrest and Control 5 Day – Instructor Course
March 14 – 18, 2016


Congratulations to the 26 officers who successfully completed the physical and mentally challenging L.O.C.K.U.P.® Arrest and Control Instructor course hosted by St Louis County and Municipal Police Academy. Officers represented from 16 agencies from Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Arkansas attended the course.  A SPECIAL THANK YOU to the St Louis Missouri Municipal and County Police Academy for their wonderful hospitality.

The quality of this program was:

100% of the attending students rated this category of 5 (Among the very best I’ve seen.)

The skills taught and the program content:

100% of the attending students rated this category of 5 (Were completely applicable to the target audience.)

The Instructor’s: (Lt. Kevin Dillon / Ofc Eric Austermann)

100% of the attending students rated this category of 5 (Was obviously an expert in the field.)

The instructor’s presentation:

100% of the attending students rated this category of 5 (Was among the best I’ve seen.)


  • The most organized and useful class I have ever attended!
  • Some of the best instruction I have received.  The instructors were obviously expert in the field and techniques were simple and easily applicable.
  • Well organized instructors were very knowledgeable.
  • Both Lieutenant Dillon and Eric Austermann were enthusiastic and passionate about the material which was very beneficial as a student.  Your presentations and demonstrations were top notch.
  • The instructors were very knowledgeable and the material was presented very well.  And great class.
  • Instructors, especially Lieutenant Dillon showed great knowledge of the material.  I especially enjoyed hearing the psychological part of staying in the fight.
  • Excellent presentation!
  • Not only was I impressed with the course I was also impressed at the facility in how well we were treated.
  • Very good learning environment, expert knowledge by the instructors were very good at understanding the students’ needs and learning ability.
  • Outstanding and I opening training, top notch instructor.
  • The program was presented at a very professional level with the right amount of information being presented.
  • Excellent training and training environments.
  • Instructors were outstanding!  The application of the techniques taught in that class were not only extremely user friendly they were completely applicable to officers on the street.

*     All completed evaluations are kept on file at KFD Training and Consultation LLC and are available for review.

An intensive 5-day training program on L.O.C.K.U.P.® Police Combat Arrest and Control – Instructor Course. 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
Scenario Training Exercises to Enhance Retention
Fighting Tactics from Multiple Platforms
Decisive vs. Defensive Strategies
Team Communications and Takedowns
Police Ground Fighting Tactics for Law Enforcement
Managing and Documenting Training
Environmental Training
Physiological Changes During Human Aggression

Hosted by
Becky Murphy
Continuing Education Coordinator
St. Louis County & Municipal Police Academy
1266 Sutter Avenue – St. Louis, MO 63133-1934
Phone 314.889.8608 or 314.889.8600
Course Flier


The agency has an excellent self defense training program which contributed greatly to their success in low usage of less lethal weapons during this accreditation period.” C.A.L.E.A.® Assessment of L.O.C.K.U.P.® CALEA® Executive Summary

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