SAM Advisory Board

Dennis Jurasz

In 1994, Dennis retired after 20 years of service, as a police officer from an upstate New York police department. As a member of that agency, and as a holder of various degrees of Black Belts in a number of martial arts, he was their Physical Force Instructor for over 10 years, and the Assistant Team Leader, for their Emergency Response Team (ERT), for over 18 years.

Mr. Jurasz is a National or International Instructor in a number of defensive tactics systems, such as Monadnock PR-24®, Monadnock Straight Baton (MEB®), Monadnock Defensive Tactics (MDTS®), Quik-kuf®, Lateral Vascular Neck Restraint (LVNR®), Casco Baton, Handgun/Long Gun Retention and Disarming, and Management Of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB®), just to name a few. He has traveled and taught law enforcement, military, embassy and private security personnel all over the world, in such places as Switzerland, the Philippines, Guam, Egypt, Uganda, Italy, Japan, Tanzania, South Africa, Belgium, The Caribbean, England and Malaysia.

He is currently a member or a past member, of a number of National Advisory Boards and/or International Training Staffs, including, but not limited to; Northwestern University and the Center for Public Safety as part of their Developmental Steering Committee for their new Security Management and Leadership Institute (SMLI), Monadnock Police Training Council, Inc, (MPTC), Monadnock PR-24 International Seminar, American Society of Law Enforcement Trainer (ASLET), National Law Enforcement Training Center (NLETC), International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI), International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), Firearm Training Systems, Inc. (FATS®) and Police Marksman Magazine, which he is a frequent contributor to, as well as numerous other magazines and journals. He is also a co-author of the book, Total Survival.

Mr. Jurasz is an internationally recognized expert in the police use of force and has been qualified in local, state and federal courts.

Dennis is the past co-owner of Dimensional Tactics Systems, Inc., and the past owner and chief consultant of Dj Productions of Las Cruces, New Mexico. He is currently the Training Manager for the Security Division of Delta Airlines Global Services, LLC.