High-Risk Vehicle Stops Train the Trainer – Peru PD, Peru, IL

High-Risk Vehicle Stops Train the Trainer – Peru PD, Peru, IL

09-12-2023 8:00 AM - 09-13-2023 4:00 PM
Peru Police Department Training Room
Address: 2650 North Peoria Street Peru, IL 61354
2650 North Peoria Street Peru, IL 61354


Brian Fengel, Director

Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: jswan@icc.edu

Heather Grove: hgrove@icc.edu

High Risk Vehicle Stops – Train the Trainer

Instructor: Ed Delmore

September 12-13, 2023

8am – 4pm

 Class will meet: Peru PD, 2650 N. Peoria Street, Peru, IL 61354

Enrollment Deadline: September 5, 2023

Course Size:  Minimum –15   Maximum – 20

What to bring: Bring you leather gear but handguns and rifles will not be used. Instructors will pass out blue guns during practical’s. 

Course Objective

The goal of this course is to provide training to officers in High-Risk Vehicle Stops, so that they are able to provide training to other officers. This course uses lessons learned from other encounters and provides methods for safely performing high risk stops and communication techniques for officer s conducting these stops.

Course Content

 Teaching The History and Evolution of High-Risk Vehicle Stops

 Additional Field Failures – Examples

“THE V” 1970-2020

Discuss the history, evolution, tactical errors and lessons learned by examining past high-risk vehicle stop incidents including the review of written materials and video documentation. Students will have the ability to discuss and instruct the history and evolution.

Teaching The Anatomy of Contact/Cover

Define the overall role, responsibility and strategy of contact and cover.  Identify standard operational safety procedures for all field contacts

Teaching Modern High-Risk Vehicle Stop Tactics: Centerfuge and Michigan State Police Model

Illustrate the dynamics of a modern, state of the art high risk stops including ballistics, vehicle positioning, officer positioning, verbal commands, equipment issues, rifle deployment, verbal commands, handcuffing and positioning of suspects, searching suspects, questioning and intelligence gathering, securing suspect(s) and vehicle clearing/clean-up

 Teaching Practical Exercises and Scenarios

Each Student Officer Will Perform the Role of:

  • Officer In Position One – Including Verbal Commands and Coordination
  • Officer In Position Two – Including Verbal Commands and Coordination
  • Officer In Position Three – Including Verbal Commands and Coordination
  • Officer In Position Four – Including Verbal Commands and Coordination
  • Suspect In Vehicle, And:
  • Will Demonstrate Proper Instruction Methods for Each of The Above.


OBJECTIVE: Student officers will be able to discuss, demonstrate and deliver practical instruction in teaching methods of conducting high risk vehicle stops to Illinois police student officers including the safety of instructors, role players, and student officers. OFFICERS WILL BE QUALIFIED TO DEMONSTRATE AND DELIVER PRACTICAL.

About the Instructor

Ed Delmore entered law enforcement in 1979 as a police dispatcher in a suburb of St. Louis. In 1982 he became a police officer in southwestern Illinois where he served as a patrol officer, undercover narcotics investigator, major case squad investigator, patrol sergeant, watch commander, criminal interdiction unit commander, deputy chief of police, and chief of police.

In 2010 following a nation-wide recruitment Delmore began leading the Gulf Shores Police Department.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Western Illinois University and a Master of Arts Degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a graduate of the Administrative Officer’s course at the University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute (88th) and of the FBI National Academy (205). Delmore has instructed thousands of officers throughout the United States in High-Risk Vehicle Stops, Leadership, Interviewing Techniques, Body Language, Criminal Apprehension Techniques, and Officer Safety. He is a private pilot, certified scuba diver, rescue diver and public safety diver. He and his wife, Ann, have three grown children and one granddaughter. Ann is retired veteran police officer with more 22 years of service. Their daughter, Alyssa, is a Foley, Alabama Police Officer and their son, Ryan, is a Baldwin County, Alabama Deputy Sheriff.

Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: Constitutional Use of Law Enforcement Authority .25 hours, High-Risk Traffic Stops 14.50 hours with 11 hours of Scenario Based Hours, Laws concerning stops, searches and use of force .25 hours, Officer safety techniques including cover, concealment and time .50 hours.

High-Risk Vehicle Stops Train the Trainer – Peru PD, Peru, IL