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May 27, 2022 - Friday

Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Subject Control System
1-Day Instructor Course - Kansas City, Missouri
Instructor: Chuck Haggard

Assistant: Lee Richards

When: 0800-1700 Hours

Where: 6885 NE Pleasant Valley Rd. - Kansas City, MO 64119 - Room TBA 

(Class will start in classroom (TBA) then proceed to mat room)

$180 Per Instructor - Email for additional information.

Please let us know if you need to borrow equipment for the course.

Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Subject Control System

As the use of Oleoresin Capsicum by law enforcement agencies as a subject control method has become more widespread, questions about its use have surfaced accordingly. The increasing number of OC manufacturers and the different OC product formulations may cause a great deal of confusion when it comes time to make a selection. Often administrators are forced to make decisions based on the manufacturers' claims and not upon empirical data from field use by officers.

The NLETC OC Aerosol Subject Control course was designed to sort out these questions and issues for law enforcement trainers and administrators. This course shows how OC can be used to reduce the need for greater force and to help protect officers and subjects from injury.

Most importantly, the NLETC OC Aerosol Subject Control course teaches officers how to protect themselves and other officers from the effects of OC whenever they are sprayed, either by accident or by an attacker. Officers learn how to defend themselves and to control subjects, despite heavy OC contamination on their faces and in their eyes. This dynamic OC training is a must for all police officers to prevent them from becoming victims of OC themselves.



Equipment needed:

  • Casual or athletic clothing, footwear, holster and belt.

  • Change of clothing, towel(s), bottle of drinking water, trash bag (for contaminated clothing)

Materials provided: Online Text

Depending on the training location, showers or other cleanup arrangements will be made.  Please ensure a change of clothing, trash bag, water bottle are brought to decontaminate if this is your first time through the training.

8-Hour Instructors Course
Prerequisite RECOMMENDATIONS: Core Essentials (CDT and Power Handcuffing)


* Note: Core Essentials is recommended as it has instructor development aspects to it as well as fundamental 'core' techniques, stances and other aspects that are within every single NLETC course.  For course cohesion, understanding things such as power stance, force efficiency and other concepts which are taught in Core Essentials allows us to decrease instructor certification times within other courses. Should instructors wish to not take Core Essentials and take other elective courses such as Handgun Long Gun Retention and Disarming, the course may need to be longer than the standard 8-hour course. A Training Board Member will need to handle these on a case by case basis.


There is no group rate however a hotel we have had good experiences with is:

 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Kansas City Liberty

 8101 N Church Rd, Kansas City, MO 64158