The Government Training Institute (GTI) was founded in 2003 to address needs of state and local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States with research based training. GTI's multiple courses contain a cooperative curriculum base and ongoing research from a staff with extensive operational military and law enforcement experience.
Upcoming Training Classes:
GTI delivers sound, tested, operational experience, and course development that makes up realistic, modern, and effective training classes. Click the links below to check out some of the classes we have coming up:
From all of us at GTI we would like to take a moment to thank all Veterans past and present and without you men and women we would not be the Land of the Free, and the Home of the Brave.
Instructor of the Month:
Gene Norton spent almost 16 years in the military and ended his career as a Staff Sergeant in the US Army with three combat deployments to Iraq. During his time in the Army Gene proved to everyone that he was a born leader by being one of five NCO's to attend training with the 5th Special Forces Group to learn more advanced CQB tactics.
Gene ended his career in the military as a MP and the NCOIC of Fort Gordon's SRT Team. Gene's leadership, experience, drive, and determination make him a perfect person to be awarded GTI's Instructor Of The Month for the month of November.
This month our Training Coordinator Roger Heaton talks about law enforcement training budgets and the place where ACTUAL department training falls into the budget. He also touches on the topic of how important the training of officers is and how it can benefit the department and the officers greatly.
Last month our Tactical Instructor JT Timmons talked about the "Gunfighter Trifecta" and more specifically mindset and how important that is in becoming a well-rounded shooter and gunfighter. This month JT dives into the subject of skillset and how important of a role it plays in someone's life especially if they should choose to carry a firearm on a daily basis.
Debra Ann Fareta M.A. is a Psychology Public Safety Instructor and the author of the law enforcement mental health book titled "Mind Behind The Badge" and is also a writer for NJBLUENOW, NYBLUENOW, and JERSEYFIREFIGHTERSNOW magazine. Debra is passionate about bringing national attention to the subject of mental health in regards to our nation's first responders and how the challenges these hero's face on a daily basis effects them mentally.
Challenge coins have been around for forever especially within the military, law enforcement, and first responding communities. With the popularity of challenge coins growing in all walks of life the real question is do we know how it all started?
Use your agencies surplus vehicles, ammo, weapons, confiscated items, and forfeited-seized assets to fund your critical mission. This program is designed to assist first responders in having a positive impact on their communities without using money from strained budgets.
The civilian side of GTI has developed a new class called Defensive Vehicle Tactics (DVT) that will make its debut on Saturday December 9th. If you were driving in your car and encountered a life or death situation would you be able to safely and effective neutralize the threat and live to see another day?
The GTI Legion program allows civilians access to the same fantastic instructors and training venues previously only accessible to Law Enforcement, Military and First Responders. Click on the links to check out some of the Legion classes we have coming up:
Our CARR Pack is used around the United States with military, law enforcement, and first responding units as well as normal civilians looking for a product to keep them safe and prepared in a world where chaos can happen at any moment.