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FLETC Use of Force Instructor Training Program

Course Summary

The UOFITP is designed to give the student the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully design, develop and implement Use of Force training using static, dynamic, and interactive training principles. The UOFITP is for law enforcement professionals who train officers or agents in the principles of Use of Force, develop or revise Use of Force policy, and are responsible for review and evaluation of agency Use of Force incidents. It is not designed as an end user course which teaches an individual how to use force correctly. The UOFITP utilizes adult learning principles as well as problem based training, role-play, lecture and demonstrations to give the student the skills they need to be successful developing and teaching their own training programs related to Use of Force.

Course Requirements

Applicant must be a law enforcement officer with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws.

Must be able to participate in intensive training lasting up to ten hours per day.

Must not have any medical restrictions.

Special Instructions

Students must register with both FLETC and WLEA. To register with FLETC go to

The cost of this course applies only to lodging at WLEA.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to run properly, this course requires a minimum of 18 students. If the minimum number of applications are not received by the deadline, the course is subject to cancellation.

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FLETC Use of Force Instructor Training Program


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Courses may be modified due to COVID-19 Restrictions

1. Note taking and study tools.
2. Appropriate attire for Use of Force training.

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