Training Announcement

Less Lethal Instructor Course:  12 GA  (Police Shotgun) and 37/40 MM (Launcher)
Sponsored by the Glassport PD – Chief LaFever

When: Saturday April the 21st, 2018

Where:  TBA – We reveal the exact training location once registration is received. LE only

Time: From 9:00 am to 5: 00 pm        Limited to 15 attendees

Instructor: Ed Bogats, Jr.  PhD – 36 years of LE experience and 25 years as a police trainer in Use of Force. Please contact him direct for registration at 412-855-7964  or  email:

Certification:  3 year instructor certification that is internationally recognized through Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. (Please go to our website –

Content: Less Lethal (LL) is a growing concept that reduces liability, the potential for injury and greatly enhances an officer’s ability to control a volatile situation with an actively aggressive subject. LL also greatly reduces the potential for officer injury. The program is two- fold, the police shotgun will be introduced as a less lethal weapon using the latest state of the art less lethal munitions to include the safety soc round, rubber WASP round, distraction round and door breaching round for tactical entry upon warrant service. The 37 and 40 MM less lethal launcher is also introduced for safer crowd management/control. All aspect of use of force management are covered along with less lethal force as a viable option in controlling actively aggressive subjects along with training strategies for effective deployment of less lethal force using less lethal munitions.


Lecture with the assistance of a Power Point program and hands on actual live fire scenarios. There is a written exam and proficiency exam which is required to complete and validate the training/certification process.

All Instructor candidates will receive 8 hours of instruction to include both classroom and range time, an Instructors manual and Presentation PowerPoint along with all administrative materials such as registration forms and testing materials to conduct their training programs will be issued electronically to all Instructor Candidates once registration is approved by your agency. Agency PO’s are accepted. This is a pre-pay course so all PO’s must be issued prior to the training date. Payments are accepted on the day of class which is the preferred method.

All Instructors will receive an Instructor Certification and ID card issued through Lamperd Less Lethal upon satisfactory completion of the written exam and practical exam (range).

Cost:  $100.00 for the course and $90.00 for the ammo for a total of $190.00


Lamperd Training offers cutting edge, practical, research driven law enforcement training for accredited policing and law enforcement organizations.

From Defensive Tactics to O.C spray and Baton to Breaching and Tactical Team Training and Operations Lamperd can supply full service force training to meet your organizational requirements.

All training is conducted by certified Lamperd Training specialists with Police and Military back grounds.

Lamperd offers training in class room settings as well as having specific training areas for hands on courses.

  • Defensive Tactics

  • O.C Spray

  • Less Lethal, 20 and 12 Gauge, 37, 38 and 40 mm and 50 caliber Munitions and Tactics course

  • Door Breaching /Room Entry and Clearing

  • Baton

  • Small Unit Shield Training

  • Tactical Team Training

  • Sniper Training

  • Active Shooter Training

  • Judgement/Shoot no Shoot Training

  • 9mm, 5.56 and 7.62 Next to Lethal training

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