Actor’s Guide to Police Work (8-hours)
***Attending our other courses is NOT required before attending this specialty course***
This course is designed and taught by Matt Clanton (former police officer, TV/film technical advisor) to educate those portraying police officers/detectives, federal agents, state troopers, security personnel, etc. Much like portraying those in the medical field, there are fundamental skills and terminology that authenticate your performance as an actor. From proper/safe firearms handling on camera/set to handcuffing scene partners without causing injury.
What you will learn...
Fundamental Terminology used by Law Enforcement
Proper posture and how this relates to tactics to calls for service
How police phrasing/tone works in relation to dialogue
Use of tools that are used daily by police officers/detectives, federal agents, state troopers, security personnel, etc.
Proper props and wardrobe use
Hands on training and practical exercises…
Firearms Safety for Camera & Set (handguns, rifles, and shotguns)
Handcuffing & Compliance techniques safely for camera
Basic tactical movement for traffic stops and calls for service
Basic room clearing for solo officers and partner drills
Deployment of tools from duty belts & plain clothes operations
Combining the terms you've learned within these exercises