New Training Course

The Methods of Instruction – Advanced Training For Practical And Professional Law Enforcement Skills course is an intensive 5‑day, 40‑hour program that provides students with a deeply challenging exploration of paradigm‑breaking, scientific principles which they will be able to apply immediately and directly to their setting in Academy or Agency’s training programs.

Upcoming Course Schedule

Methods of Instruction

September 9 - September 13

Location: Peel Regional Police Emil Kolb Centre for Police Excellence

Organizer: Peel Regional Police Incident Response Training Unit

Registration: *8 Seats Available for Outside Agencies* Contact Staff Sergeant Wayne Patterson at 2040@peelpolice.ca

Methods of Instruction

October 28 - November 1

Location: Manitoba Conservation Officers Service

Organizer: Manitoba Conservation Officer Service

Registration: *Closed Course* For more information about this course contact Staff Sergeant Benjamin Baranowski at ben.baranowski@gov.mb.ca

Methods of Instruction

November 4 - November 8

Location: Toronto Police College

Organizer: Toronto Police Service

Registration: *Registration Pending* To express interest in attending this course and to be put on a list for when registration opens contact Staff Sergeant Bob Monteiro at robert.monteiro@torontopolice.on.ca

Methods of Instruction

November 18 - November 22

Location: Public Safety & Emergency Services Training Academy

Organizer: Lac La Biche County

Registration: *Registration is now open* To Register for this course contact training@laclabichecounty.com

Use of Force for Investigators

December 4 - December 6

Location: Public Safety & Emergency Services Training Academy
Organizer: Lac La Biche County

Registration: *Registration is Open*  Register by emailing training@laclabichecounty.com For more information on course content, Contact Chris Butler at Chris@raptorprotection.com

Methods of Instruction

December 9 - December 13

Location: RCMP National Tactical Training Centre

Organizer: RCMP NTTS

Registration: *Closed Course* For more information regarding this course contact Cpl. Jason Korah at jason.korah@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Methods of Instruction

January 13, 2025 - January 17, 2025

Location: Surrey Police Training Centre

Organizer: Surrey Police Service & B.C. Conservation Officer Service

Registration: *Registration is now open* To Register for this course contact Sergeant Ryan Reed at ryan.reed@surreypolice.ca

Methods of Instruction

March 24, 2025 - March 28, 2025

Location: Winnipeg Police Service Training Academy

Organizer: Winnipeg Police Service

Registration: *Closed Course* For more information about this course contact Staff Sergeant Colin Anderson at canders3@winnipeg.ca

WHO WE ARE

We provide the most advanced research‑based personal safety and risk management training to law enforcement, public safety agencies (Search & Rescue, Fire, EMS ), and to private industry.

WHAT WE DO

Since 2004 Raptor has been providing the following expert services:

  • Use of Force Analysis
  • Expert Witness
  • Training Services
  • Professional Speaking

WHAT WE KNOW

Over his 34-year career, Chris Butler has delivered training and instruction, and has authored and published on a wide variety of topics related to law enforcement use of force, workplace violence, personal safety and risk management.