Bio: Gary T. Klugiewicz


Gary T. Klugiewicz
PoliceOne Expert Witness


Curriculum Vitae


Gary T. Klugiewicz is the Director of the Active Countermeasures Instructional (ACMi®) Systems, a national defensive tactics training entity. He is retired from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department after 25 years of service where he was promoted to the rank of captain. Gary is employed by PoliceOne as the Director of Training for the Police One Training Network. He has a background in Knockdown Karate where he won national championships and fought several times in Japan. Gary brought this high impact intensity to law enforcement training. His name has become synonymous with the development of safe but realistic, intense, dynamic simulation training. As former Street Survival Seminar instructor and nationally known defensive tactics instructor, Gary has impacted literally 100,000’s of law enforcement officers. He is a national trainer for the Verbal Judo Institute. He is a national trainer for the Verbal Judo Institute. Gary is the developer of the Active Countermeasures System of Unarmed Blocking and Striking Techniques that is the cornerstone of High Level Control Tactics. He has developed programs for police, corrections, military, security, and mental health professionals. His instructor training programs stress adult learning, sub-skill development, guided discovery, decision making simulation scenarios, and positive group debriefing techniques. Even more importantly, as a righteous police officer use-or-force defense expert, Gary has defended scores of officers in legal proceedings.

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