CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER
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Threat Pattern Recognition / PPCT Defensive Tactics
Instructor: Michael Burroughs
Burroughs Tactics Training Group, LLC
May 8-12, 2023
8am – 5pm
Class will meet at: Peru PD, 2650 N. Peoria Street, Peru, IL
Enrollment Deadline: May 1, 2023
Course Size: Maximum – 24
The PPCT Management Systems, Inc. / Human Factor Science (PPCT/HFS) Threat Pattern Recognition (TPR) Use of Force Instructor Defensive Tactics System is the first subject control system developed through tactical, legal and medical research. Tactically, the system addresses the most common types of resistance officers encounter, allowing the instructor to maximize training on job related techniques. Legally, the system teaches a simple use of force continuum that clarifies the appropriate force level for every level of resistance. Medical research was conducted on every technique to refine technique efficiency and to ensure the medical implications were proportional to the level of resistance.
1. To examine survival learning research in an effort to enhance survivability in combat
2. To instruct a subject control system that is compatible with the effects of survival stress.
3. To teach a subject control system based upon the four most common types of
4. To refine student technique to the instructor level.
5. To teach instructional methods designed to enhance a student’s ability to learn survival
techniques, increase his/her confidence level, and assist in the successful application
of physical techniques.
About the Instructor:
Commander Michael Burroughs served on Elmhurst Police Department for 30 years before retiring, to focus on officer safety training and civilian self-defense training.
Commander Burroughs has been instructing Law Enforcement Officers for over twenty-five years, training exclusively in areas of Officer Survival and Self Defensive. He has taught PPCT Management Systems, Inc. / Human Factor Science as an Instructor since 1995. Instruction includes both classroom and practical hands-on training to assist in the learning of threat pattern recognition and realistic self-defense techniques.
Commander Burroughs is one of only 250-300 Worldwide Instructor Trainers (IT) for the PPCT Management Systems, Inc. / Human Factor Science in Threat Pattern Recognition (TPR) and Use of Force Self-Defense Tactics, Ground Control, and Spontaneous Knife Defense.
A State Certified Instructor and Trainer for the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy since 2006, training recruit police officers on Officer Survival and Self-Defense Techniques.
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: TBA