Law enforcement learn Jiu-Jitsu

Published 10:57 am Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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LAPLACE — Law enforcement officers from many regional agencies participated in a Jiu-Jitsu defensive tactics course hosted by the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office Sept. 6-9, 2022 at the Lloyd B. Johnson Law Enforcement Training Center in LaPlace.

This specialized training focuses on reasonable outcomes of control and then custody. Decision-making, use of force, de-escalation, contact communication, takedowns, ground control, and weapon retention were among the topics.

Instructors were Darren Desalvo, Kyle McCutchen and Greg Lapin.