Trevor S. Thrasher: Look at the facts of most police shootings. It should be clear that the average range-based paradigm is not up to par, and the minimal amount of scenario or reality-based training conducted does not provide enough repetition to cement appropriate behavior and skill.
About the author
As a combat veteran U.S. Army Green Beret, Trevor Thrasher has unique and wide-ranging special operations experience. His credentials include law enforcement SWAT, high-risk protective work in non-permissive environments, and counter-terrorism direct action missions done unilaterally and with foreign special forces.
Trevor served as primary defensive tactics instructor for the Omaha Police Department, primary tactical instructor/advisor to a foreign commando counter-terror unit, and is responsible for the groundbreaking curriculum known as High Threat Systems and Reality Behavior-Based Conditioning©.
Thrasher is an 88 Tactical Partner and Senior Instructor.