Ask, "Are you OK?" first


Gary Klugiewicz spent nearly two-thirds of this twenty-five year career working in correctional facilities. During this time, his staff taught him many important lessons. One of the most important ones dealt with a female officer who had a cup of orange juice thrown on her. She taught her captain that before you ask a staff member what happened? You should ask the staff member if they are OK – before anything else.

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Gary has been involved for over fifteen years in the development of both training & duty trauma protective equipment. He is currently employed by as a Use-of-Force subject matter expert, researcher, program developer, and training specialist where he continues to provide tactical communication skills and defensive tactics training. His collaboration with the Force Science Research Center, Team One Network, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Verbal Judo Institute, and Purposeful Development Associates allows him to bring the most current tactical and instructional insights into his training programs. He is the lead instructor for Verbal Judo's Tactical Communication for the Correctional Professional training program.

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