A Detective Sergeant since 2002, Jeff Johnsgaard is also a Use of Force trainer for his agency and their police college. He is a Nationally Certified Instructor under IADLEST, Certified by Force Science® as an Advanced Specialist and is the Canadian Director for the Reality Based Training Association. Jeff proudly teaches the Methods of Instruction (MOI) course with Use of Force expert, Insp. (Ret) Chris Butler and the Reality Based Training Instructor course with Kenneth Murray.

Jeff has 10 articles published in Law Enforcement publications on Use of Force and Decision-Making, he has presented at IALEFI, ILEETA, Force Science and PORAC. Jeff has been teaching various specialty courses for Law Enforcement in the United States, Canada and Internationally since 2009. Jeff’s resume, publications and multiple interviews are all available at

Jeff can be reached at