Nationally Recognized Trainers: One Common Goal

Nationally recognized trainers, dedicated to spreading the Mission of Below 100

 

Captain Travis Yates has been with the Tulsa Police Department since 1993 and currently serves and the President of ALERT International and the Director of Ten-Four Ministries.  Travis has been recognized throughout the world in regards to law enforcement training and received the 2008 Law Officer Trainer of the Year award. More…


Brian Willis is an internationally recognized speaker, trainer and writer. His focus is on helping law enforcement officers, trainers and leaders achieve personal excellence. Brian is the Founder of Winning Mind Training, Inc., a training company focused on helping law enforcement officers, trainers, and organizations create a Legacy of Excellence. More…


Jim Glennon is a Law Enforcement trainer, author, and award winning columnist. Jim is the co-owner of LifeLine Training and specializes in teaching Communication, Leadership, and Officer Safety. Lt. Glennon’s book, Arresting Communication has been wideley praised by the Law Enforcement Community. More…


Dale Stockton, the Editor of Law Officer Magazine and LawOfficer.com,  is a 32- year veteran of law enforcement.  Stockton has served as the commissioner of California POST and has been nationally recognized as the most widely published public safety photographer and writer in the country.  Dale is the architect of Below 100 and has been involved in the presentation of the program across North America. More…


Jeff Chudwin is the Law Officer Tactical Ops columnist.  He’s also the 2009 Law Officer Trainer of the year and serves as chief of police for the Village of Olympia Fields, Ill.  A founding member and current president of the Illinois Tactical Officers Association and co-chair of the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System Region 4. More…


John Bostain is currently a Program Specialist at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center(FLETC) where he has been a full time Law Enforcement Trainer since 2001. For the past 15 years John has been a National Trainer, instructing more than 10,000 police officers at State, Local, and Federal Levels. John was the recipient of the 2012 “Law Officer Magazine Trainer of the Year” award. More…


Sgt. Keith Wenzel is an instructor for LifeLine Training, specializing in Officer Safety and Vehicle Operation. Keith serves as a patrol supervisor for the Dallas Police Department and trainer for the DPD Training Academy.   Keith’s EVOC program(Beyond the Cones) aims to instill the Five Tenets of the Below 100 program. More…


Lt. Dennis Valone currently serves as a Uniform Patro Division Supervisor for the Alpharetta Police Department in Georgia.  Dennis is also a SWAT team leader for the North Fulton SWAT team and the president of the Georgia Tactical Officers Association.  In 2009 Dennis had the opportunity to help develop and implement a new Law Enforcement Academy at Reinhardt University in Alpharetta.  More...


Tommy Loftis currently serves at the Law Enforcement Coordinator for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Alabama. He served as a police officer, narcotics investigator, and Chief of Police in his 13 years of law enforcement service. Since April of 2012 when he was afforded the opportunity to attend a train the trainer course for Below 100 he has presented this information to more than 25 law enforcement groups from Alabama to Arizona. His goal is to reach each and every department in his home state of Alabama. As the Law Enforcement Coordinator he is responsible for hosting multiple training events for Law Enforcement throughout the calendar year.


royRoy Bethge is veteran police supervisor with more than 20 years of experience.  He serves as the Staff Services Sergeant with the Buffalo Grove Police Department in Northern Illinois where his responsibilities include technology, risk management and policy development.  He holds a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia College and has an extensive background as a trainer in the subject areas of leadership development, use of force, TASER, active shooter response and adult learning.. More


crowColonel Jeff Crow began his law enforcement career as a Wildlife Officer with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.   He later served with the Arkansas State Police where over a fifteen year period was assigned to patrol, investigations, training, and the department’s SWAT Team.  As a trainer he was responsible for recruit and in-service training, focusing on critical skills, use of force and leadership development.  More


Dickinson ILEETA picEric Dickinson is a Lieutenant with the Vinton (IA) Police Department and an Advanced EMT.  He serves as adjunct faculty at Kirkwood Community College (Cedar Rapids, IA), and has been a frequent guest instructor at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (Johnston, IA) and for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s (FLETC) Rural Policing Institute. He is a lead instructor for SAFETAC Training and received the 2014 Trainer of the Year Award from Law Officer Magazine.  More


jaegerMike Jaeger began his career in 2000 with the Tucson Police Department, where he has served in various assignments including patrol, SRO and training.  He is currently on contract with AZPOST as a Training Specialist and Mobile Driver Training Simulator Coordinator.  He is a Tactical Driving Instructor, EVOC, 4×4, ATV and a High Risk Vehicle Stops Instructor.  Prior to his law enforcement career he served in the U.S. Marines for 12 years as a vehicle operator and driving instructor.  Mike is currently serving in the Arizona Air National Guard.


Haug, Scot ChiefScot Haug is the Chief of Police for the Post Falls, Idaho Police Department. He is a graduate of the 201st FBI National Academy and is a member of the board of directors for the Montana/Idaho Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates. Haug is a past SWAT Commander and has been an arrest techniques instructor since 1992, serving as the primary arrest and handcuffing techniques instructor at North Idaho College for nearly ten years. He has been recognized as a use-of-force expert in federal court and has consulted with numerous agencies regarding use of force issues.


TaylorGary Taylor began his career in 1989 with the Savannah Police Department in  Savannah Georgia. He has served in various positions such as Patrol, Special Operations, Burglary and Homicide. He is currently the Training Director for the  Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.  Gary currently holds instructor certifications in Emergency Vehicle Operations, Occupant Safety, Firearms, Use of Force, and is a certified Senior Instructor through the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.

 


 

Head Shot WestLieutenant Steve West began his career in 1999 with the California Highway Patrol (CHP). He has served 12 years of his career in a patrol function including assignments as a motorcycle officer and sergeant, commercial vehicle enforcement officer and officer arrest techniques instructor.  Steve was charged with managing the CHP employee safety unit and currently serves as the lieutenant in charge of field operations for the Solano County CHP..More