Mr. Blake’s unique combination of education and experience provides a compelling expert opinion. He has 18 years of both federal & state law enforcement experience with a strong emphasis in police tactics, use of force, and training. He holds multiple CA-POST use of force instructor certifications and continues to teach both the legal aspects and decision making pertaining to the application of less lethal and deadly force to all levels within law enforcement.
Mr. Blake facilitates the CA-POST 24 hour course entitled “Force Encounters Analysis” which provides a fundamental understanding of the science of human performance within a law enforcement officers use of force. The subject matter includes: The Effects of Stress on Motor Performance, Cognition, Attention, Vision, Reaction Time, and Memory. The course includes multiple instructor-led evaluations of real-world officer involved shootings and has been attended by attorneys, law enforcement executives, psychologists, and investigators.
Mr. Blake has over 2400 hours of police practices / use of force training and has provided an equivalent number of hours in training to law enforcement in multiple jurisdictions. He not only knows the science of human performance, but has experienced the theories in practice and witnessed them repeatedly in high-stress use of force performance simulations.
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