Marty Katz is a retired sergeant with the Broward Sheriff’s Office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. During his 34-year career, his assignments included field training officer, SWAT team member, undercover narcotics detective, academy instructor street crime suppression unit and supervisor of Recruitment, Criminal investigations and Patrol. Marty is a Florida Department of Law Enforcement certified instructor (Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Driving, First Responder, Ethics and Human Diversity), Expert Witness for Use of Force issues, a member of ILEETA, and past Florida Chapter Director for the International Association of Ethics Trainers In addition, Marty has trained in Japan with the Tokyo Metropolitan Riot Police and is a martial arts instructor.
Marty is owner and chief instructor of Crimewave Solutions, a training company for officer survival and common sense self defense. His first book, Past the Uniform, was published in 2008.
Full list of Marty Katz results
Police impersonators: How do we take back the uniform?– 14
In addressing the growing problem of criminals impersonating law enforcement, the starting point must be to review the availability of anyone purchasing various law enforcement items
Police warriors: Servants of the peace– 11
Record numbers of law enforcement officers are being killed and in order to survive, a certain mindset must be maintained
GRAPHIC: Edged weapons and officer safety– 29
FAIR WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE BELOW. Ever wonder why cops shoot people armed with knives, broken bottles, shards of glass, and whatnot? Because if an experienced knife fighter gets in close, that co...
Police firearms and the 'surprise readiness' drill– 30
Officer survival mindset is all about being properly prepared and knowing that all your equipment is good to go each and every time