Advanced Arrest and Control Tactics Instructor

LET658 – 40.00 Hours


Price shown is for commissioned Texas peace officers or non-commissioned personnel employed by a Texas law enforcement agency. Additional fees will apply for out of state and others.?

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08/19/24 – 08/23/24 Pharr, TX LS LET658 19 $750.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

officer engaging in defensive tacticsThis advanced course is designed to build upon the tactics learned in the prerequisite Arrest and Control Tactics Instructor course. Focus will be placed on how to use these foundational techniques on the move and as a team.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for TEEX Advanced Defensive Tactics Course #78039.


Participants enrolling in this course must complete the following course prior to attendance:

If you are claiming a course equivalent, you must upload the document
to your TEEX student portal within 48 hours of registration.

Participants will be contacted via email to confirm approval and admittance into course.

Enrollment Requirements

Participants enrolling in this course must meet one of the following
employment statuses. Please ensure the affiliation on your student
account reflects one of the following:

  • Licensed or certified peace officer with a current commission employed by or attached to a law enforcement/investigative agency
  • Licensed security officer or public safety trainer

Participants will be contacted via email to confirm approval and admittance into the course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.
  • Handcuffs
  • Duty Gear
  • Baton

Physical Requirements

Physical participation is required, participant must be in good physical condition and able to complete the following:

  • Handcuffing Techniques
  • Impact and Stunning Blows
  • Joint Locks
  • Grounding Techniques
  • Baton Techniques
  • Groundfighting
  • Edged Weapons Defense
  • Building Entry

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

In some cases, make-up work will not be available (due to equipment/facility needs and/or safety/teamwork components or activity setup/facilitation/requirements).

Participants in a TCOLE credit eligible course must complete the class in its entirety to receive a TEEX Certificate of Completion and be reported for TCOLE credit.

If you have additional questions, please refer to the TEEX Participant Handbook.

Participants should wear clothing that is as close to duty uniform as possible to practice ground techniques.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Stances and Mobility
  • Blocks and Attack Lines
  • Tactical Clinch
  • Inside Line Tactics
  • Natural Impact Weapons
  • Arm Clinch
  • Ground Fighting with Weapons
  • Edged Weapons Countermeasures
  • Baton Techniques

Suggested Audience

  • Currently commissioned peace officers, licensed security officers or public safety trainers

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 40.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

  • Advanced Arrest and Control Tactics Instructor was formerly titled Advanced Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Certificate of successful completion valid five years from date of completion.

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to [email protected] or fax to (877) 289-9715
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842