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Electronic Control Device Instructor Training Program

4 Training Days
Locations Offered: 


The Electronic Control Device Instructor Training Program (ECDITP) provides instruction in topical areas such as the characteristics of an electronic control device, legal aspects, Use of Force, tactical and special considerations, training drills and scenario development. Training consisting of lecture, static and dynamic drills, skills practice, labs and practical exercises. At the conclusion of this program, the student will be able to develop and instruct an ECD block of instruction for their agency.


  1. Applicant must be a law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws.
  2. Must be in good physical condition and not be medically restricted from participation in the training program.
  3. Students should be a certified ECD end user and have law enforcement instructional training prior to attending (agency "self-certify" including FTO, ITP, UOF instructor, etc.).

Required Training Materials


Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Use of Force - Legal Aspects
  • Use of Force
  • Introduction to Physical Techniques
  • Electronic Control Devices
  • Threat Assessment and Response

Program Registration

  • The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) partner with numerous federal agencies to provide law enforcement training. If you are a member of one of these Participating Organizations, please contact your agency training officer for class availability.  If your agency is not a partner organization of the FLETC and you are interested in attending a course, please contact us at FLETC Admissions. Class availability is limited for non-partner organizations. 
  • The FLETC supports our local law enforcement communities by providing training opportunities, onsite at FLETC campuses and exported to host locations across the United States. State, local and tribal officers can apply for this training at FLETC Application for Student Training (FAST).
  • For more information on all training at FLETC, please contact us at FLETC Admissions.

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 261-4511