The Saint Paul Police Department Professional Development Institute (PDI) is co-sponsoring with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman – US Army (Ret) / L.O.C.K.U.P ® - Lt Kevin Dillon (Ret) / and the University of St Thomas a 1-day seminar; The Bulletproof Mind Psychological and Physiological Preparation for Combat.
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (Ret) U.S. Army (Ret), Director, Killology Research Group
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman is an internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier, and speaker who is one of the world's foremost experts in the field of human aggression. As founder of a new field of scientific endeavor termed “killology,” Lt. Col. Grossman has made revolutionary new contributions to our understanding of killing in war, the psychological costs of war, the root causes of the current "virus" of violent crime plaguing the world, and the process of healing the victims of vio-lence, in war and in peace. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for On Killing, he is a prolific speaker who served as an expert witness and consultant in the UNITED STATES vs. TIMOTHY MCVEIGH and has helped train mental health professionals after the Jonesboro school shootings.
Bulletproof Mind Practices Through Strategies and Tactics
Lt. Kevin F. Dillon (Ret) L.O.C.K.U.P. ®Police Combat – International Combatives Instructor
Lieutenant Kevin F. Dillon is a 26 year veteran law enforcement officer, SWAT Commander, internationally recognized combatives instructor and speaker. He is an FBI National Academy Graduate – Class 223 and has received certification from the Force Science Institute in Analysis of Use of Force Incidents.
Lieutenant Dillon is the founder and developer of the L.O.C.K.U.P. ® Police Combat System now presently instructed in 25 states and 5 countries. His DVD’s series on Police Combat Tactics has been sold worldwide. He has recently released a series on Police Combat Strategies for Police Magazine.com and is a Police Academy Expert for Police One.com. Lieutenant Dillon was selected by Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman (Ret) (author of The Bullet-Proof Mind and the Pulitzer nominated On Killing) to consult on his continuing research published as On Combat.
Lieutenant Dillon, a highly sought after speaker and trainer, has trained and consulted law enforcement and civilian (defensive tactics) programs throughout the United States and internationally. He has lectured at numerous conferences such as the International Association of Chief of Police (IACP), Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®) International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) and numerous tactical conferences. Lieutenant Dillon is also founder and president of KFD Training &Consultation LLC and www.policecombat.com, which has provided the highest level of professional police, security training and use of force consultation for the past ten years.