Course Listing - by Instructor
|Tom Gorsline||Detective Gorsline has been in law enforcement for 12 years and has spent the last five years as a detective with the Osage Beach Police Department. Prior to serving in law enforcement, Detective Gorsline owned and operated group homes for mentally handicapped adults for 10 years. After serving for 6 years in the U.S. Air Force, Detective Gorsline worked with troubled teens. Tom is married and between them, they have a total of 8 children and 5 grandkids. Tom is a crisis negotiator and peer support person. Tom teaches for Missouri State University, MPCA, the K-9 Association, and the Missouri Coalition for Mental Health.|
|Kevin Holle||Kevin is a law enforcement professional with 30 years' experience in civilian and military law enforcement. He began his career with the Monett Police Department as a patrol officer, and retired from the Springfield Police Department in 2016 after assignments in patrol, vice/gang investigations, community policing, and the training division/range operations. He previously served as the chief ranger for the Springfield-Greene County Park Ranger unit and taught basic military/leadership studies at Missouri State with the ROTC Bear Battalion. He is a retired Military Police Corps first sergeant with varying overseas deployments. He received a B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration from Missouri Southern State University and holds a Masters's Degree in Criminology from Drury University where he continues to teach as an adjunct instructor within the Law Enforcement Academy.|
Steve Ijames has been a police officer since 1979, and retired as an assistant chief with the Springfield, Missouri Police Department. Since then he has served as chief of police in two Missouri municipalities, and currently serves as a trainer and operations officer for two Missouri law enforcement agencies. Ijames has a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, a master's degree in Public Administration, and is a graduate of the 186th FBI National Academy.
Ijames has served in, supervised, and commanded a variety of assignments including uniformed patrol, criminal investigations, undercover narcotics, and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT). Ijames was an original member of the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) board of directors, and created the less lethal force (impact projectiles, chemical munitions, and noise flash diversionary devices) instructor/trainer programs for the NTOA and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). Ijames is the author of the IACP National Policy Center model policies involving those technologies as well as TASER, hostage situations, barricaded subjects, and their position papers on SWAT and patrol rifles.
Ijames has provided lethal/less lethal force, TASER, Tactical/patrol Command, and counter terrorism training on behalf of the IACP and the U.S. Department of State across North America and in over 30 other countries including such places as Tanzania, Bosnia, Somalia, Haiti, El Salvador, Yemen, Pakistan, Indonesia, and East Timor.
Ijames has served on a variety of high-profile critical incident and investigative police commissions including the Stern Commission in Boston and the Rand Commission for NYPD on Firearm Discharges. He has also conducted numerous external independent assessments and audits of state and local police agencies. Ijames has reviewed approximately 3,000 use of force cases for agencies such as the Los Angeles, Chicago, Phoenix, and Philadelphia Police Departments-and provides policy, training, and civil/criminal litigation consulting in a wide variety of tactical, resistance control, special operations, and agency structure related areas. He has served as a police practices/use of force expert on a number of significant police/citizen interactions in the United States, including the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Missouri, the George Floyd case in Minneapolis, and the Daunte Wright (TASER/gun confusion) case in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
|Roger Martin||Roger retired from the Air Force in 2001 and began his new career with the Highway Patrol at Troop E Radio in Poplar Bluff the same year. In 2008, he was appointed as the Communications Division Training Coordinator and moved to Jefferson City. He facilitates the training of newly hired Patrol Operators and provides continuing education to veteran operators. He is also a POST certified specialty instructor training newly hired Troopers and other agency responders on Patrol radio procedures. Roger has served as co-chair of the Missouri Professional Training Partnership since 2010 and undoubtedly his primary focus continues to be the training and education of professionals within public safety communications. He and his wife, DeAnn, enjoy traveling, singing every chance they get, and working in community theatre. They share four sons, two daughters-in-law, and two beautiful granddaughters.|
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|Claudia Roshto||Claudia Roshto is an Instructor with a professional background that includes being a Crime Victim Advocate for the Independence, MO Police Department/Investigations Unit. On-call First Responder to Violent crime scenes skilled in crisis intervention and comprehensive advocacy services. Ms. Roshto has worked with the Attorney General's Office, FBI, Immigration, and the Missouri Department of Corrections. Past Vice-President of MOVA and author of a P.O.S.T Certified Training for Law Enforcement on Advocacy.|
|Skyler Viebrock||Skyler Viebrock has been in law enforcement for over 10 years where he served as the Sergeant over the jail in Morgan County and the training coordinator. He has reserved with Stover Police Department the last 4 and a half years and recently taken employment at Moniteau County Sheriff's Office as a Lieutenant and training coordinator. He is a Missouri POST Generalist instructor along with a Specialist in firearms, use of force, report writing. Skyler is a nationally certified as an active threat instructor through Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and also Active Shooter instructor through Louisiana State University. He is a certified instructor to teach ALICE, TASER, LASER, ASP, OC, and Glock Armorer.|