Ellis, Eric
Building a Patrol CQB Program

This presentation is designed to familiarize instructors who are interested in building a Patrol CQB program at their organization. Instruction will include how to present the need for this type of training to the administration for approval, and how to structure a progressive training program for officers. It will break down selection of CQB protocol and discuss phasing it into various learning stages via a stair-stepped progression. This will ensure safer patrol personnel and better SWAT candidates for organizations.

Eric Ellis - Bio
Eric Ellis has been employed with the McHenry County Sheriff's Office since 1999 and has served on the department's SWAT team for over 20 years. He was assigned to the Sniper Unit and the Entry Team during that time. Eric is currently assigned as the Team Commander for the Department's Multi-jurisdictional team. Eric is currently assigned to the Special Services Division with his agency. His duties include overseeing the training of over 300 employees and public relations. He holds instructor certifications in Active Threat Training, MACTAC, Rescue Task Force, and Emergency Vehicle Operations, and Use of Force. He is also a certified Active Threat Master Instructor through the Illinois Training and Standards Board and Illinois Tactical Officers Association.