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Personal Protection Baton Tactics (PPBT®)

The Personal Protection Baton Tactics (PPBT®) course is a straight and expandable baton training program and is designed for public safety officers who deal with conflict or potential violence. Proper training in their use is essential to reduce injuries to officers and suspects and to protect the officer and agency from frivolous lawsuits. 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:

    • proper defensive positions

    • methods of movement

    • drawing techniques

    • baton shielding

    • baton counter strikes

    • baton retention

  • Avoid liability suits through:

    • certified training

    • understanding the effects of police batons

    • identifying factors which justify baton use

    • proper force documentation

The PPBT® course is a non-product specific straight and expandable baton training program. Both the PPBT® 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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