OC pepper spray has a high percentage of effectiveness in subduing a non-compliant person, but it is important to understand what OC spray can and cannot do. Security officers can learn techniques that make the spray the most effective. OC spray is not infallible; it does not stop all people. Also, some subjects take longer to feel the effects. An attacker can still grab, strike, or cause other physical damage to you after being sprayed.

Olympic Tactical Instructors will assist the student in acquiring a general working knowledge of Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) Aerosol Projectors, both technically and tactically, providing them with the skills necessary to carry and use on duty. The course is approximately 4-6 hours.

Course Topics

  • Heat of OC, Concentration Levels and Calculating Capsaicin Content
  • Spray Patterns
  • Skin Sensitivity, Effects on the Eyes and Respiratory System
  • General After Use Guidelines and Post Exposure Cleansing
  • In-Custody Deaths and Recognizing Excited Delirium
  • Resistance and Control Management
  • Officer and Individual Factors and Escalation Through the Levels of Control
  • Elements of Reporting Resistance and Control
  • Defensive Position
  • Spraying techniques for single or multiple aggressors
  • Contact and Cover
  • Moving Attack

All students must be law enforcement or correctional officer, federal agent, a state licensed security officer, or active military personnel. These courses are not available to civilian or private personnel. Each attendee must be physically fit for duty and able to perform the physical skills associated with tactical applications with the use of Oleoresin Capsicum.
(We schedule based on demand. Contact us to let us know you’re interested.)

Note: All students who successfully complete the course meeting knowledge, skills, and direct application, will receive an Olytac Certificate of Completion for the OC User Certification Course


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Greg Glassock

Founder & CEO After leaving Law Enforcement and recognizing a need for high-level firearms and tactical instruction to industry professionals, Greg founded Olympic Tactical & Investigations. He began networking with industry leaders and worked his way up to Assistant Lead Instructor for the Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission Private Security/Private Investigator and Bail Enforcement Agent Firearms Division. He became a leader surrounded by instructors who had more experience but did not let that slow him down and mastered all the disciplines offered by CJTC. Greg then spent the next few years finding and vetting out those instructors with the same drive and ethics as his own to build a team of industry leaders of his own. He did not stop with Washington State when he reached the top he looked around and found other states with the same needs. He made a push into Oregon and California as well and now holds instructor certifications for the west coast. Greg is not only an instructor but holds credentials to teach and certify Instructors. Greg is active in the development of curriculum for private companies as well as state and federal agencies.

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