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Controlled F.O.R.C.E. has been providing a low-liability method of defensive tactics and subject control training for the nation's Law Enforcement, Military, Corrections, and Security sectors since incorporating in 1997. Our unique ability to develop training curriculums and standardizations that integrate into existing curriculum has time and again exceeded expectations.

The Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Mechanical Advantage Control Holds™ (M.A.C.H.) based system establishes a national standard of Close Range Subject Control (CRSC) training and has been adopted into doctrine, training curriculum, and use of force policy at all levels of law enforcement, corrections, security, and military.

15-Apr-2014 : Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Training in Illinois

Last week the Aurora Police Department in Illinois hosted a Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Instructor Course to train 18 NEW Instructors from all over the state. International Instructor Tony Grano led the class assisted by Master Instructors Aaron Murauskas and Larry Suttle and Instructor Stephanie Kriegermeier. These 3 instructors deserve special recognition for choosing to use their personal time between current work shifts to assist with the training. These Instructors realize how important training is and are continually doing the training to develop their teaching skills sets, as well as, to help other first time officers succeed with their Instructor Certification. Job well done and we applaud their dedication to their fellow officers!

09-Apr-2014 : Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Instructors in Virginia

This week Controlled F.O.R.C.E. continues to serve the Department Of Defense Joint operations in Virginia. The class was led by NEW Master Instructor Hardee Merritt, who became a Master Instructor at last years U.S.N.S.T.A Conference. Hardee has been training with Controlled F.O.R.C.E. for several years now and we are very proud to welcome him to the team! Thanks also to Kevin Rittenhaus, Commissioner of the U.S.N.S.T.A., for his assitance during the training and for stopping in during the class to see their progress. <Hardee Meritt <Kevin Rittenhaus

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09-Dec-2013: US National Standards of Training Assocations 14th Annual Instructor Academy

United States National Standards of Training Association (U.S.N.S.T.A.)The United States National Standards of Training Association (U.S.N.S.T.A.) announces its 14th Annual Training Seminar that provides contemporary instruction in a variety of use of force topics. The 2013 Instructors Academy will train departmental instructors, trainers, and training coordinators how to optimize their current training programs to maximize their agency’s return on investment.

Presented with Biloxi Police Department, the 2013 Instructors Academy will be held at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Trainers from across the country will come together on December 9-13, 2013 to contribute their knowledge and experience to solving critical issues faced by our nation’s first responders. Read more >>>

08-Aug-2013 Controlled F.O.R.C.E. NAVCONBRIG Standard CRSC Course

This week Director Tony Grano and National Instructor Toby Flaget are in Miramar, CA training all members of the DOD Corrections Navy, Army, Air Force and Marines in the Controlled F.O.R.C.E NAVCONBRIG Standard (CRSC) Close Range Subject Control Course. This Controlled F.O.R.C.E NAVCONBRIG Standard (CRSC) Course will improve the Correctional Officer’s ability to remain confident and operational during critical situations with a determined prisoner(s). The DOD is taking an active role in standardizing their corrections training worldwide. Controlled F.O.R.C.E has been providing military corrections training nationwide with attendees from DOD agencies worldwide: NAVCONBRIG –Miramar, NAVCONBRIG-Chesapeake, VA, Lackland AFB, with military personnel attending from as far as Japan and Australia. We commend the DOD and their continued efforts to maintain a strong Standard of Training across the DOD worldwide.  Controlled F.O.R.C.E. is here to support them in every way possible.  See more >>>

19-Nov-2012: SLEA and Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Team Up to Offer K9 In-Service Training

SLEA and Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Team Up to Offer K9 In-Service Training

The Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA) at College of DuPage and Controlled F.O.R.C.E. now offer a 16-Hour in-service training program for Law Enforcement and Military K9 Working Dogs and Handlers. This program provides an overview of in-service training and fundamentals of strategies in apprehension work, narcotic detection, and explosive detection. Handlers and their K9s will be exposed to practical scenario-based training that will provide for continuing development and reinforcement of perishable skills. Read more >>>

07-Sep-2012: Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Working Dogs LE K9 Program Announced

Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Working Dogs Law Enforcement and Military K9 Program Announced

Controlled F.O.R.C.E. is expanding on our dedication to Counter-Terrorism preparation by offering research and development expertise to Law Enforcement and Military K9 Working Dog programs. This new service, Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Working Dogs, offers students and clients with K9 training, K9 handler training, and fully tested and certified dogs. Read more >>>