Jim Lindell currently serves as a Board Advisor for the National Law Enforcement Training Center.










Since his retirement from the Kansas City Missouri Police Department in 1993, Jim has devoted his time to reviewing and further developing the major NLETC Trainer Certification Systems in cooperation with the Kansas City Missouri Police Department’s Regional Training Academy staff, NLETC trainers and other agency trainers.

Jim is a U.S. Marine Corps combat veteran of the Korean War and is active with professional organization committed to furthering law enforcement training. He served on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers and was a Charter Member of that organization. He has an extensive background in the martial arts to include training in Karate, Ju Jitsu, and weapons defense. Jim holds a third degree black belt in Judo from the United States Judo Association.

Jim continues to work in the law enforcement field as a consultant and expert witness. He conducts training and certification seminars nationally and internationally for law enforcement agencies on a regular basis. He also currently owns and operates Lindell Aluminum Training Guns Company in order to continue to supply law enforcement trainers with realistic weapons needed in training. Jim Lindell has also has authored numerous articles and law enforcement texts.