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Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Training (OCAT®)

Commonly called "pepper spray", Oleoresin Capsicum is a convenient aerosol spray that is used as a protective device. When used before hands-on defense, there is less risk of injury to all parties. The OCAT® training program is designed for public safety officers who deal with conflict or potential violence. Through a combination of practical exercises and classroom instruction students will learn the following and more.

  • How to identify the stages of conflict in order to:

    • recognize the threat

    • reduce the threat

    • determine how and when to use force

  • Apply state of the art tactical concepts such as:

    • spraying techniques

    • disengagement

    • proper defensive positions

    • methods of movement

    • multiple opponent defense

    • contact and cover

    • defense against moving attacks

    • ground defenses

    • drawing techniques

  • Avoid liability suits through:

    • certified training

    • understanding the effects of OC spray

    • identifying factors which justify OC use

    • proper OC incident documentation

The OCAT® Course is a non-product specific training program. Both the OCAT® Basic and In-house Instructor courses are taught by My Brother's Keeper, LLC with the permission of Personal Protection Consultants (PPC), Inc. Click here for more information about PPC, Inc.

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