Defensive Tactics and Physical Preparation

Law Enforcement (LAW)
Course outline



Defensive Tactics includes basic techniques on how to best defend against certain common types of attack and the reasonable force necessary to overcome the resistance being offered. Analyses of physical confrontations and principles are demonstrated with practical exercises. This course aids in reducing the likelihood of injury to the peace officer, minimizing the use of excessive force, and creating a positive self image with physical and mental conditioning. Credits: 3 (Lec 1 / Lab 2) PREREQUISITES: LAW 1550 Street Survival; pass the HCC Law Enforcement physical test with a minimum of 74% or instructor approval