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Name: Jerry R. Staton
Owner & Training Director,
Austin, TX area

Affordable Realistic Tactical Training (A.R.T.T.). Est. 2000,
Tel. (512) 247-2731
E-mail: ARTT645@att.net
Internet website: http://
www.ARTT.us

{1} RELEVANT PRIOR AND PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT, WITH DATES:

·      1975 to 2000 – AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT – (Patrol, Training Coordinator - Emergency Response Team, SWAT Entry Team, Investigative Unit, Training Division - Tactical Training Cadre)

·      2000 to Present – AFFORDABLE REALISTIC TACTICAL TRAINING - Owner &Training Director:

 

§  Expert Witness & Consultant 

§  Excited Delirium & Arrest Related Death Instructor

§  CLEAT Instructor

§  TMLIRP Instructor

§  Force Science Analyst

§  Senior Master TASER Instructor

§  CEW / TASER Legal Issues & Litigation

§  TASER Instructor Classes – Taught over 290 Instructor Classes

§  (M26, X26, X26P, X2, X3, AXON, AXON Flex & XREP)

§  TASER Training Board Member – 2011 - 2014

§  Physical Skills Training for LEOs

§  Bi-lateral Vascular Restraint Instructor

§  Ultimate Survival Instincts Instructor

§  Close Quarter Battle I & II Instructor

§  Combat Pistol & Shotgun Instructor

§  ESD #11 Commissioner, Travis County, Texas

§  Panel member - UOF & Lawsuit Survival – ILEETA Conference – 2014

§  Panel member  Current issues of Law Enforcement UOF – 2015 & 2016

§  Austin/Travis County EMS Advisory Board Member - 2016 

 

{2} DEGREES & RELEVANT SPECIAL TRAINING:

·       Shots Fired, Suspect Down, What Next- 2014

·       Critical Combative Concepts - 2014

·       ECDs for Cell Extraction - 2014

·       Instructor Development for 21st Century - 2014

·       Assessing the Outcome of Prone Restraint - 2014

·       Legal, Medical & Scientific Constraints on Human Restraints - 2014

·       Excited Delirium & Agitated Chaotic Events - 2014

·       IPICD Instructor Requalification 5.1e - 2014

·       Anatomy of Force Incidents - 2015

·       One Breath:  The Importance of Recognizing Agonal & Other Breathing Problems - 2015

·       Total Appendage Restraint Instructor - 2015

{3} OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

{4} RETAINER INFORMATION:

Original Consultation - $1,500 (includes first 15 hours of case review). Signed retainer agreement required.

{5} ATTORNEY REFERENCESContact @ ARTT645@att.net for a complete list of references & cases testified.

Gregory B. Cagle

Attorney at Law, P.C.

1602 B State Street

Houston, TX  77007

Office - 713-489-4789 - gcagle@tmpalawyer.com

Lance F. Wyatt 
Law Office of Lance F. Wyatt, PLLC 
141 Countryside Court, Suite 150 
Southlake, Texas 76092 
Office - 817-251-9220 - 
lance@lfwyattlaw.com

Peter W. Berger 
Berger Law Firm, P.C. 
7109 Hickman Road 
Urbandale, IA 50322 
Office - 515-288-8888 - 
pbergerlaw@qwestoffice.net

Karen L. Unger, P.S.

332 East 5th, Suite 100

Port Angeles, WA 98362

Office – 360-452-7688 - karenlunger@gmail.com

Don Tittle
Law Offices of Don Tittle, PLLC 
6301 Gaston Avenue, Suite 440 
Dallas, Texas 75214 
Office - 214-522-8400 - 
www.dontittlelaw.com

Eric Davis 
Public Defender’s Office 
Harris County 
1201 Franklin Street, 13th Floor 
Houston, TX 77002 
Office - 713-368-0016 - 
Eric.Davis@pdo.hctx.net

Contact @ ARTT645@att.net for complete list of references & cases testified.

{6} Publications that contain your paid advertisements (since 1996):

None

{7} USUAL AND CUSTOMARY FEE:


        Case Review & Preparation - $100 per hour 
        Case Presentation - $200 per hour 
        Call for complete Fee Schedule & CV.


{8} AREAS OF EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE:

Note - Letter codes used in front of the subject mean:

[T] Agency policies, practices and customs 
[T] Chemical irritants & electrical weapons 
[T] Deadly force; shooting avoidance and alternatives 
[T] Insufficient or inadequate training 
[T] The Effects of Sympathetic Nervous System Activation
[T] Neck restraints and similar defensive tactics 
[Q] Positional restraint asphyxia 
[Q] Prisoner transport, restraints, handcuffing and hog-tying 
[Q] SWAT techniques, hostage & barricade situations 
[Q] Vehicle pursuit & emergency response policies & techniques 
[Q] Batons, flashlights and other impact weapons 
[Q] Firearm range design - realism 

{9} Types of cases you will not accept:

Cases where there is a conflict of interest.
Cases naming TASER International, Inc. as defendant

{10} Other information relevant in evaluating your services (publications, awards, achievements, special interests):

Numerous TV Interviews regarding Use of Force – see web site for listings & links – www.ARTT.us

PoliceOne.com video 06/14/11 - “Excited Delirium: Signs & Preparations” 

Law Enforcement Executive Forum – 2010 – “The Forensic Force Series:  Psychophysiological Responses to TASER - ECD Influence” Co-authored with Ron Martinelli, PhD.

PoliceOne.com 10/29/2010 - “Effectively managing a suspect with excited delirium requires training”

Spartan Cops, June 21, 2010, "When is using a TASER Reasonable Force?" 
Law & Order – Pgs 93-97 – March, 2008 - “A TASER Policy That Works” 
Winning Mind Training, Inc. Article published 09/18/07 
The Firearms Instructor, issue 34, “Foundation Repair” 
Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Manual, “Training to Win” 
Command Magazine Fall 1999, “We fight the way we train, but still don’t train to win” 
Command Magazine Spring 1996, “The Tactical Bus Ladder” 
Command Magazine Summer 1996, “So You Wanna’ Build a Shooting House” 
Command Magazine Winter 1996, “Refining the Flashpole” 
Command Magazine Winter 1995, “Stretching Your Budget”

Austin PD – Employee of the Year – 1986 & 1987 
Austin PD Certificate of Merit – 1990 
Austin PD – SWAT Hall of Fame – 1999

- Safely conduct reality based training. 
- "Failure is not an option."

 
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