Our Mission

We have developed the most lawful and reasonable use of force system available for law enforcement, security, and corrections officers. We are equally capable of enhancing an existing program, or building a new one, based on the needs of each individual organization we serve. Additionally, our training is guaranteed. We will provide you with the most engaging and effective training your officers have experienced or refund you the cost of tuition! ​


S.T.O.R.M. (Strategy and Tactics On Redirecting Movement) Training Group was developed by three active duty police officers. We are currently employed within the training unit of one of the largest (over 600 sworn) agencies in Minnesota. We have developed and implemented a comprehensive, proven use of force curriculum that prepares officers for the realities of their profession.


In recent years, S.T.O.R.M. Training Group has formed a well-established track record of bringing premium quality training to law enforcement and related organizations. S.T.O.R.M. systems have been successfully fielded in numerous law enforcement, corrections, and private security agencies. Officers and instructors, regardless of their level of experience, prefer training with us because they know their time will not be wasted.


We find that many agencies want to maximize their budget while still providing the best training opportunities for their officers. If this sounds familiar, consider the cost benefit of sending a representative to one of our scheduled instructor certification courses. Our customers tell us that our method of preparing confident, competent instructors is second to none. There are also financial incentives to hosting our training. Contact us for more details if becoming a host agency interests you.

Team Arrest & Control Tactics

As law enforcement officers we rarely respond to a dangerous incident without the aid of backup. So why do we so frequently operate as individuals when controlling an aggressive suspect? This course will teach specific, easy to learn methods for two or more officers to safely control fully assaultive suspects. 

Dynamic Encounters for the 21st Century

Officers need less lethal, empty hand, options when confronted by violent subjects at close range.  These reality based survival techniques were specifically developed with that purpose in mind.  This course will focus primarily on leverage based active countermeasures and self-defense by means of hard empty hand techniques. The purpose of this course material is meant to subdue extremely combative subjects when other options would not be practical.

Command and Control 101 for Patrol Supervisors

This course will train patrol sergeants and aspiring patrol sergeants on the skills and techniques needed for successful active critical incident management. Students will learn command and control techniques for before, during, and after a critical incident. Students will broaden their understanding of tactical de-escalation, contact team development and implementation, span of control, and managing emotions surrounding a critical incident. Students can expect improved skills in conducting effective role calls and de-briefs increasing officer's ability to effectively handle critical situations, and much more.

Tactical Team Concepts

This course will focus on arrest and control techniques specific to S.W.A.T.  and tactical team applications. This program has been adapted from the U.S. Army’s Tactical Concepts Course (MACP, USACS) and modified for law enforcement tactical entry teams to provide basic fundamentals in controlling resistant or aggressive suspects.

Female Arrest and Control Tactics

This 2-day course teaches officers proven skills for overcoming size and/or strength differences through the use of simple, easy to learn techniques. Our training methodology is time tested and specifically tailored for female or smaller statured officers. Officers of all sizes, regardless of their existing skill-set, will learn how to use fundamental elements such as leverage, body position, and timing to gain control of resistant and assaultive suspects.

Report Writing for Law Enforcement

This course is designed specifically for law enforcement and security professionals who seek improved report writing skills. Students who complete this course should expect improved confidence in their report writing skills and an enhanced understanding of the vital information to be included in a police report.

Foundation Instructor Trainer

The foundation of an effective defensive tactics program is solid curriculum and competent instructors. Our comprehensive system utilizes modern training methodologies and fundamental, easy to learn techniques. Officers attending this course will learn the most proven, essential, and innovative procedures for arrest and control.

Ground Control Tactics

Officers must have the confidence and knowledge to control a force encounter wherever it may go.  Statistically, officer response to an assaultive subject is most likely to involve a ground escape or control position, rather than standing positions alone.  Learn practical methods to control a dynamic event and turn the tide of the encounter against an aggressive subject.  These reality-based techniques were specifically developed by law enforcement officers to suit the needs of police, security, and corrections professionals.

Search and Seizure for Patrol Operations

Search and seizure for patrol operations: an exploration of the 4th and 5th amendments as they apply to the patrol officer.​

This course will explore search and seizure concepts from the perspective of a patrol officer. Including the difference between reasonable suspicion and probable cause, and the legal standard required to meet each standard. Discussion and analysis on Terry v. Ohio, and how it pertains to detentions and pat searches for weapons. Warrantless searches and seizures. Warrantless entry of dwellings and more.

Officer Wellness and Nutrition Individualized Training

Law enforcement agencies must recognize the link between physical fitness, mental health and the overall well-being of their officers.  We can improve the quality of life and productivity of the men and women serving our communities by taking a proactive approach to officer wellness. This training encourages a culture of help-seeking behaviors and provides customized tools for officers to take wellness into their own hands.


Officers can take ownership of their overall well-being by focusing on the 4 pillars of health: Good Nutrition, Exercise, Mental Wellness, and Sleep. 

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