Register For Free Women’s Self Defense Seminar

To register for the class please email Joe Blaettler at  Include your name, how you learned about the class and your email address. Click on link for full details renzo-denville-womens-self-defense-seminar-2017-1 renzo-denville-womens-self-defense-seminar-2017-1

Police Must Be Proactive When Dealing with Riot Control

Police Must Be Proactive When Dealing with Riot Control Having watched the recent events unfold in Charlotte, it is clear that in order to effectively address large groups of rioters, the police must be proactive. The live TV coverage last night showed a static police line. The police would hold their ground, throw tear gas… Read more »

West Virginia Cop Fired For Exercising Discretion

Washington Post – We’ve tracked countless cases here where cops were able to keep their jobs after killing unarmed people, killing people after responding to the wrong house, killing people and then lying about it . . . the list goes on. Give the Weirton, W.Va., police chief some credit. He’s come up with a new spin on the… Read more »

Gracie Survival Tactics: The Key to Law Enforcement Safety

As a law enforcement officer, have you ever asked yourself whether you are truly prepared if you should come under physical attack? What would you do if you were attacked and found yourself with a stronger and larger opponent on top of you? If you’re lucky enough to find yourself on top of the suspect,… Read more »


Curt Schilling, a former professional baseball player for the Boston Red Sox, was fired by ESPN for a post he made on social media. Schilling posted a photo which showed an overweight man wearing a wig and women’s clothing with parts of the T-shirt cut out to expose his breasts. The text stated “LET HIM… Read more »


On December 2, 2015 violent radical extremists shot and killed 14 innocent people and wounded 22 others in a terror attack in San Bernardino.  During the police investigation, an Apple iPhone5c was recovered and determined to have been used by the terrorists.  Obviously, the contents of the phone would be extremely important to law enforcement. … Read more »

Stop and Frisk

With recent events in Baltimore, New York City, and Ferguson police throughout America are asking themselves if it is worth the risk to stop and frisk someone. There is no disputing that police officers who have articulate reasonable suspicion that a person or group is engaged in or about to engage in criminal activity have… Read more »

Understanding the Law and Resisting Arrest

Recently Joe Blaettler of ECPINJ served as an expert witness in a criminal trial regarding the issue of resisting arrest. First and foremost, every person needs to understand that, regardless of the circumstances, they do not have a right to resist an officer’s attempt to arrest them. If you believe the arrest is illegal or… Read more »

FBI to Consider Relaxing Employee Marijuana Use Policy

FBI to Consider Relaxing Employee Marijuana Use Policy   The United States Justice Department, along with the FBI, is considering revising their current hiring policy regarding marijuana use. The current policy calls for all potential hires to be 3 years removed from marijuana use. The current director of the FBI, James Comey, believes the current policy… Read more »

Fixed Surveillance

Fixed Surveillance   Private investigators spend a great deal of their time conducting surveillance investigations. Generally, there are two main types of surveillance an investigator will engage in: fixed and mobile. A fixed surveillance requires the investigator to remain in one location and maintain constant observation of a location, person or vehicle. Fixed surveillances require… Read more »