Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) August 25, 2010
The American Heartland Training Institute provides Missouri POST-approved professional training and seminars for law enforcement and the private sector. The AHTI instructors have 95 years of collective experience in law enforcement.
The American Heartland Training Institute offers highly qualified and experienced instructors with a wide range of public safety training. The AHTI seminars provide timely and real world solutions for law enforcement officers and private sector security personnel.
Company founder Roy Orth is a 33-year law enforcement veteran who served 17 years in investigative assignments and 12 years as sergeant of detectives within the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. Sgt.Orth is frequently requested to serve as a guest instructor and public speaker in a wide range of law enforcement related fields including investigative techniques, sex crimes, family violence, missing persons, financial crimes including forgery/fraud, real estate scams, and identity theft. Sgt.Orth was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Records Management System currently in use by the Kansas City Missouri Police Department. The project, which lasted over two years, including the development of training and operations manuals and the training of over 2000 law enforcement and civilian personnel. Following retirement from the KCPD in 2007 Sgt.Orth was engaged by a national company to demonstrate public safety computerized software throughout the United States prior to the creation of The American Heartland Training Institute.
Instructor and founder Mark Jones has 28 years of experience as an attorney practicing criminal law. He holds multiple degrees (B.S.E. Social Studies, M.A. History, J.D. Law) and has concentrated his areas of practice in criminal law and procedure, civil rights, and constitutional law. He has extensive trial experience and spent over 10 years in the Jackson County, Missouri prosecutor’s office. Jones has also worked as a defense attorney and civil attorney in the areas of Section 1983 litigation involving civil rights violations. Mark Jones was the Jackson County Counselor who is the chief legal advisor for the prosecutor, sheriff, county executive, county legislature and the department of correction.
AHTI founder and instructor Gary Hacker is the assistant chief of training for the Blue River Public Safety Institute in Independence, Missouri. Chief Hacker has certified hundreds of law enforcement instructors in the Expandable and PR-24 Batons, O.C. Pepper Spray, Ground Fighting and WRAD (Weapon Retention and Disarming) and thousands in basic and advanced techniques. Highlights of Hacker’s experience include serving as a training expert for the U.S. State Department and work as a special police defensive tactics instructor training Iraqi police cadets in Baghdad for the Embassy Security Force. Hacker was one of six American police instructors assigned by the U.S. government to the Baghdad Police College where over 18,000 Iraqi police cadets were trained and certified.
American Heartland Training Institute founder Roy Orth says that it’s the combined real world experience of their instructors that make their Missouri POST-approved training unique:
The founders of this company have nearly100 years of collective experience in practical law enforcement issues. We have lived with the challenges law enforcement and private sector agency's are faced with today and understand the growing need for additional options for quality professional training. Our real world experience as well as an innovative approach to interactive training sets AHTI's courses apart from other POST approved training options.
American Heartland Training Institute offers Missouri POST-approved professional training and seminars each month on a wide variety of different topics.
For more information visit the AHTI website, http://www.americanheartlandtraining.com or contact via email at info(at)americanheartlandtraining(dot)com.