RGI 2-Day Conflict De-Escalation Certification Courses
The Ethical Protector
1-2020: April 9-10, 2020
What is the RGI Conflict Resolution Course?
- Deal effectively with difficult, disruptive and dangerous people
- Improve Community Relations
- Avoid negative publicity and civil liability issues
The RGI Conflict Resolution course is a two day intensive training
experience for protector professionals who want to enhance their ability
to resolve physical, verbal and cross-cultural conflict. Top conflict
resolution specialists from the law enforcement, military and martial
art worlds will facilitate the course (please see bios).
Participation in the course results in a Level I certification in
RGI Conflict Resolution Skills. It is a synergistic course covering
the following elements:
This 2 day certification course utilizes a combination of lectures,
group discussion, and physical training scenarios.
As a participant you will:
- Develop a better understanding of moral values and ethics as
they pertain to your life and profession.
- Understand the art of keeping the "moral compass" calibrated.
- Learn to communicate better under stress to resolve conflict.
- Learn how to deal more effectively with cultural differences
regardless of whether or not you "know" the culture.
- Enhance your tactical and technical physical defensive skills.
Who Should Attend
This course is open to anyone:
- Patrol Officers and Field Training Officers
- Leaders in military, law enforcement, mental health, business,
- Martial artists and defensive tactics instructors.
- Business and thought leaders who are interested in physical-moral
leadership and ethics.
Note: Although physical in nature, the training
does not require any special level of physical fitness or previous martial
April 9-10, 2020
830am - 500pm
Mercer Ave & 4th St.
Spring Lake, NJ 07762
$499 per person
Places To Stay:
Scheduled Contributors (subject to minor changes)
Carney left active duty in 2017 as a decorated Special Operations Officer in the Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC). Alex served as the ground force commander for dozens of high-risk direct action raids in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is the recipient of multiple awards for valor in combat, to include the Bronze Star.
He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Critical
Bruce Gourlie is a retired FBI Assistant Special
Agent-in-Charge for Intelligence Special Agent who has been
certified as both a Firearms and General Police
Instructor.Bruce has written published articles on the
subject of Law Enforcement Ethics and Leadership. He is a
former U.S. Army Infantry officer and a long time
practitioner of the martial arts. Bruce is currently the director of security in a large healthcare system.
Mr. Hoban is President of RGI. He is a speaker, writer and Subject
Matter Expert (SME) for the U.S. Marine Corps Martial Arts Program
(MCMAP). He has led over 500 workshops and seminars around the
world. He has addressed the FBI, universities, and other government
and private organizations on ethics and martial arts over the
last two decades. His business and military experiences, as
well as an extensive 30-year background in martial arts, give
him a unique and interesting perspective.
Mitchell A. Little is Chief of the Toms River New Jersey Police Department. Inspired by his father, who rose to the rank of Deputy Chief of the Toms River Police Department, Chief Little began his career with the Toms River Police Department in 1986 and was soon named Ocean County Police Chief’s and Fraternal Order of Police Officer of the Year for his actions involving a motor vehicle accident. He is a 5th Degree Black Belt in Korean Tae Kwon Do and a Black Belt in Japanese Karate and Jujitsu. He developed the department’s defensive tactics program as well as the defensive tactics program at the Ocean County Police Academy where he taught for 10 years and was a six time recipient of the “Instructor of the Year” award. He graduated from Stockton State College with a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice and successfully completed the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. In 2005 he obtained a Master’s Degree in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Joseph C. Shusko is a decorated veteran who served the United
States Marine Corps for over 35 years. He is an accomplished
aviator who spent the majority of his career flying helicopters.
While serving as a White House Liaison Officer (WHLO) at HMX-1,
he was designated a Presidential Helicopter Pilot under the
Reagan Administration. In August of 2003 he assumed command
of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Center of Excellence. He is
now serving as the Deputy overseeing the Corps' Martial Arts
Program. He is also a Stafford Sheriff Department volunteer
Officer. He has taught "Values" throughout the United States
and abroad. He has been instructing and participating in martial
arts and physical fitness since the early 1970's. Joe earned
a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Rider College.
He is also a 3rd Degree Instructor Trainer in the Marine Corps
Martial Arts Program.