Sergeant Charles E. Humes, Jr. Summary of Experience. Sergeant Charles E. Humes, Jr.
In his 30th year of law enforcement and after ~20 years of street patrol, Sergeant Charles E. Humes, Jr. now serves as a supervisor in Support Services of a large mid-western police department. Sgt. Humes is recognized internationally as one of the pioneers of modern, realistic police defensive tactics 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 nearly three decades, Sergeant Humes 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; including his monthly column on 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 nationally represented selection committees to train instructors at the prestigious International Training Conferences of The International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI), and the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).
Sergeant Humes 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.