In Harm’s Way is about enhancing the close quarters capabilities of adaptive, interdisciplinary tacticians. A “living document,” IHW is edited, updated, and changed as experience and understanding of the craft grows.
The author has more than twenty years experience primarily in arrest and control methods, close quarters firearms and combatives, SWAT applications, and all phases of Active Threat Response from civilian to single- and multi-officer rapid deployment. He holds certifications from Arrestling, Shivworks, Sheepdog Response, the NTOA and others, and is a Certified Force Science Analyst.
He has more than thirty years in martial disciplines, integrating grappling in jiujitsu (brown belt under Tim Cartmell) and judo (black belt, Obukan Dojo) with study in Taikyoku Araki-ryu and background in Chinese traditions.
He is the recipient of a Purple Heart, Medal of Valor, and a state Law Enforcement Medal of Honor.