Jack E. Hoban & Bruce J. Gourlie
Jack E. Hoban is president of Resolution Group International, subject matter expert for Combatives and Warrior Ethics for the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program, and trains police officers in de-escalation skills.
Bruce J. Gourlie is a former U.S. Army infantry officer, a retired FBI Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge for Intelligence and currently the director of security in a large healthcare system.
Correspondence can be sent to both authors by emailing Hoban & Gourlie.
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Training Camden: 3 steps to creating a protector culture– 9
Our goal was to make officers in a “start-up” department ethically driven, effective communicators and tactically proficient
4 things the Ethical Warrior can learn from Doc Thompson– 6
One of the most important aspects in the development of the Ethical Warrior concept largely came from the teachings of a great man who preached the concept of respectful communication
Combining ethics, tactics and technique in VNR– 5
A defensive tactics instructor from a major police department requested our opinion regarding the vascular neck restraint
On 9/11, remember we are not alone– 3
The US has friends and allies around the world who accept as true that killing innocent men, women, and children over an ideology is immoral
Police militarization and the Ethical Warrior– 100
The public has nothing to fear from well-trained tactical teams made up of motivated Ethical Warriors
The Ethical Warrior: What does it mean to be tough?– 2
It seems reasonable to view a combination of increasingly-challenging training and practical experiences to be the route to toughness, but what does it mean to be tough?
What's in a name: Is 'law enforcement' a bad term?– 42
If we see ourselves as protectors we can start referring to ourselves as such and maintain the motivation we entered this profession with
The Ethical Warrior: What is a warrior?– 24
If a warrior is a person who fights in wars, are law enforcement officers warriors?
The Ethical Warrior: What have we learned?– 9
We can deal professionally, ethically, and legally with the criminals’ actions and still respect the intrinsic value of his or her life
The Ethical Warrior: Protecting our enemies– 23
The Warrior Creed — credited to the late Dr. Robert Humphrey — offers concrete guidance for developing the habits of an Ethical Warrior in your daily life
The Ethical Warrior: Are ethics tactical?– 6
Our power to overcome danger is born from our duty to protect
The Ethical Warrior: Defensive tactics training and the Warrior Creed– 14
Overcoming the notion that declaring oneself an Ethical Warrior is somehow ‘uncool’ can be achieved a number of ways — try incorporating this type of scenario training in your DT work
The Ethical Warrior: A true test of the 'Warrior Creed'– 12
Bob Humphrey was a child of the Great Depression, a rifle-platoon leader on Iwo Jima, a Harvard Law graduate, a hell of a man, and a real warrior — and he taught me how to be an Ethical Warrior
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