Sergeant Charles E. Humes, Jr. Summary of Experience. Sergeant Charles E. Humes, Jr.
After 32 years of law enforcement service with a large urban police department, Charles E. Humes, Jr. honorably retired at the rank of Sergeant in 2015. Independently achieved, he is recognized internationally as one of the pioneers of modern, realistic police tactical training. He has taught seminars and instructor certification schools as far West as Alaska and as far East as North Carolina; and has trained police instructors from as far as Hong Kong.
For over three decades, Charles E. Humes, Jr. has authored highly acclaimed police training articles, which have been published in law enforcement journals including: POLICE PRODUCT NEWS, LAW & ORDER MAGAZINE, LAW OFFICER MAGAZINE, POLICE MAGAZINE, THE TACTICAL EDGE MAGAZINE, THE TRAINING WHEEL MAGAZINE, PRO SECURITE (French LE Magazine), THE BACKUP(CD Magazine), and on numerous websites. He is also a columnist for PoliceOne.Com and LawOfficer.Com. Humes’ articles and his hands-on training have been continually recognized for their substance; as Humes’ work has been cited or acknowledged in eleven training manuals and/or survival oriented books authored by other trainers.
Humes has been repeatedly chosen by selection committees to train instructors at conferences conducted by the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), and The International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI). His preeminent teaching engagements are listed here.
Charles E. Humes, Jr. is the author, director, editor, and producer of a top selling police video training tape entitled DYNAMIC STRIKING TECHNIQUES. It is in use by police departments, training academies, and individual officers worldwide including members of the Anti-Terrorist Unit at London’s Heathrow Airport. With an unwavering personal commitment to excellence and professionalism, Humes' passion is to give students the best, in no-nonsense, street-proven effective, tactics, techniques and concepts.