Handcuffing & Subject Control Tactics-Canceled

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Illinois State Police Dist. #1 Headquarters
3107 E. Lincolnway
Sterling, IL 61081
Instructor: K. Eric Wheatley, Jr. - Conservation Police Officer, Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $50

Class canceled due to low enrollment

C o u r s e  P u r p o s e:  On a Daily basis, officers need to safely control non-combative suspects, or gain control of combative suspects, all while causing minimal injury.  Almost 95 percent of all altercations end up on the ground at some point and training will prepare officers for situations that end up on the ground.  Through lecture, hands on demonstrations & practice, students will develop the proper understanding of handcuffing & Subject Control Tactics.

Course Topics- This course will cover these subject areas plus more:


o   3 Types of Subjects

o   Basics of handcuffing and Overview

o   Principles of Handcuffing and Subject Control

o   Techniques of Handcuffing (Standing, Kneeling, and Prone)

o   Offhand Cuffing

o   Vehicle Extraction with Handcuffing

o   Highly Agitated Subject Group Handcuffing

o   Search of Subjects while Handcuffed

o   “Iron Wristlock Takedown”

Subject Control

o   Escorts (Cuffed/Not Cuffed)- cooperative and uncooperative

o   Distraction Techniques for uncooperative

o   Subject Removal without Handcuffing

    Takedown to Handcuffing-

o   Side Arm Curl Takedown

o   Straight Arm Lockout Takedown

o   Inside Takedown


Instructor Information:  K. Eric Wheatley, Jr. Conservation Police Officer, Illinois Department of Natural Resources is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard (Operation Iraqi Enduring Freedom / Charleston, SC, Yorktown, VA, Kodiak, AK). He is a Conservation Police Academy Instructor for Defensive Tactics and a Level II instructor of Krav Maga