Bylaw Offi­cer Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion Train­ing: Testimonial

Thank you so much. This course was amaz­ing in so many ways. It chal­lenged me more that I could have ever imag­ined. I appre­ci­ate how good you were with deal­ing with trau­ma response. Thank you for being vul­ner­a­ble and shar­ing per­son­al sto­ries… so impact­ful. — Anonymous

You guys were awe­some, the sce­nar­ios were accu­rate to real life and the skills gained from these will def­i­nite­ly help me in my work. Thank you for all your knowl­edge and pas­sion. The sce­nar­ios felt very real, was a fun learn­ing expe­ri­ence, good bal­ance of the­o­ry and prac­ti­cal. — Anonymous

I real­ly liked how you engaged all of us and kept us in line when need­ed, I real­ly liked how many breaks we took because it kept me focused all day. I like the way you present and your humor. You made me feel very com­fort­able with­in the first 5 min­utes I entered the room. I learnt a lot. Thanks so much.- Anony­mous

Engag­ing, fast paced approach. Good rep­e­ti­tion. Laid foun­da­tion for fur­ther rep­e­ti­tion and train­ing. Appre­ci­at­ed the the­o­ry. Will def­i­nite­ly run through the sce­nar­ios. — Anonymous

Kris is a nat­ur­al teacher. She is upbeat, pos­i­tive, real, and lev­el head­ed. If you get some­thing wrong, there is no fear in ask­ing for extra help, or coach­ing. She has a wealth of expe­ri­ence and is excep­tion­al at mak­ing it easy to under­stand on all lev­els. Kris does a good job at apply­ing the train­ing to real life sce­nar­ios and I feel con­fi­dent in my skills that she has taught. Cheers Kris! - Anony­mous

Very infor­ma­tive, excit­ing, fun class atmos­phere, easy learn­ing, mul­ti­ple tech­niques, edu­ca­tion­al and fun, pro­fes­sion­al. — Anonymous

Extreme­ly inter­ac­tive and fun, loud and clear voice,fast paced, pos­sess a ver6y good offi­cer pres­ence, amaz­ing! — Anonymous

Loved every­thing, Teacher us badass, learned so much.. — Anonymous

Enjoyed the course. Well put togeth­er. Info was rel­e­vant. Instruc­tor was great. - Anony­mous

Real­ly help­ful. Real skills to utilize/ not the­o­ry. Lev­el of knowl­edge by you is amaz­ing. Fun. Expand­ed my aware­ness. — Anony­mous

High ener­gy and intense. Loved all of it and will feel a lot safer at work. Thank you! — Anonymous

So much to learn. Very engag­ing and hands on expe­ri­ence. Love love love. Thank you! - Anony­mous

The ener­gy was amaz­ing. Very hands on. I actu­al­ly learned some­thing. Inclu­sive. Ice break­ers. Pre­sen­ta­tion made me want to pay atten­tion. - Anony­mous

I real­ly enjoyed the hands on aspect. I want to learn while doing and gain more expe­ri­ence so I enjoyed that aspect. I like the teach­ing style as well, per­son­al expe­ri­ence made a visu­al in my head. — Anonymous

Thought­ful respons­es for stu­dents who lack enforce­ment expe­ri­ence. Rep­e­ti­tion of top­ics to get it stuck in head. — Anony­mous

Hands on train­ing. Sense of humour. Watch­ing our mis­takes and cor­rect­ing them. Going over review as a group and more than once. Effec­tive drills (men­tal health) was real­ly help­ful and inter­est­ing to under­stand those deal­ing with men­tal health. - Anony­mous

Great job Kris! Thor­ough­ly enjoyed the train­ing. You are: skilled in the sub­ject mat­ter, orga­nized, and kept the class going on a live­ly pace. Your pre­sen­ta­tion skills are excel­lent. You are a Rock Star! — Anonymous

Appre­ci­at­ed exam­ples of sit­u­a­tions. I liked being cor­rect­ed when need­ed. I appre­ci­at­ed true events and sit­u­a­tions to help clar­i­fy sce­nar­ios. Hap­py Kris would always answer ques­tions. – Anonymous

Clear direc­tions- was won­der­ful because all the skills I learned over the past 2 days were com­plete­ly new. The hands on rep­e­ti­tion helped to ensure we could com­plete each task with con­fi­dence. It was so fun! You (Kris) kept the atten­tion of the class. Also I enjoyed the sto­ries, it helps us remem­ber the tasks. – Anonymous

You have an excel­lent deliv­ery and nev­er made any­one feel like their efforts were not appre­ci­at­ed or val­ued. You made all the skill lev­els still feel like an appre­ci­at­ed team mem­ber. – Anonymous

Edu­cat­ed. Patient. Encour­ag­ing. Enthu­si­as­tic. Per­son­able. – Anonymous

Awe­some per­son. Course was fun com­bined with crit­i­cal infor­ma­tion. Lots of hands on drills. Kris you are an amaz­ing instruc­tor mak­ing sce­nar­ios like real life is great. Thank you. – Anonymous

Your mate­r­i­al is excel­lent. Love the stern approach. Very knowl­edge­able. Expe­ri­ence shows. Thor­ough. Good sce­nar­ios. Straight for­ward. Rel­e­vant. – Anonymous

Real expe­ri­ence. Great instruc­tor. Fun. Hilar­i­ous. Gen­tle when need­ed. Humil­i­ty to not know every­thing. Look for­ward to next class. – Anonymous

Was great to work with a dif­fer­ent mem­ber of local gov­ern­ments. Enjoy­able. Was con­cerned that it would prove to be more than I want­ed or could do. As an ACO I still focus pri­mar­i­ly on safe­ty of ani­mals and safe­ty of pub­lic from dogs. This actu­al­ly fit in quite well and wasn’t as far off as I thought. – Anonymous.

Prop­er instruc­tion. Good pre­sen­ta­tion. — Anonymous

Rep­e­ti­tion of hand­cuff­ing. Stance. Time-Dis­tance-Cov­er. It was all help­ful and impor­tant. — Anonymous

Learnt lots of new infor­ma­tion and tech­niques. – Anonymous

Easy to under­stand and explained things well. My hand­cuff­ing from start to end. – Anonymous

I liked this course. I enjoyed blind hand­cuff­ing. Makes sense to know how to do it. – Anonymous

Super infor­ma­tive. Widened my per­cep­tion of dan­ger. Feel more con­fi­dent. Enjoy­able. – Anonymous

Good com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Good prac­ti­cal review. Good infor­ma­tion. – Anonymous

I loved the con­fi­dence, knowl­edge, patience, appear­ance, and assertive­ness. Keep up the good work. Thanks! – Anonymous

Lov­ing the upbeat spir­its. Real­ly easy to under­stand. Dum­my Proof. Hap­py pos­i­tive atti­tude. Lov­ing the real life stories/ appli­ca­tion to cur­rent issues. – Anonymous

Real­i­ty based train­ing, cov­ers author­i­ties and artic­u­la­tion. — Anonymous

Pos­i­tive, pos­i­tive, pos­i­tive atti­tude; “atta boys” and good work, repeat­ed, very well put togeth­er, orga­nized train­ing, real life expe­ri­ence. — Anonymous

Pas­sion for law enforce­ment, real life appli­ca­tions of train­ing, fair under­stand­ing of Bylaw enforce­ment world. — Anonymous

Loved the hands on, group train­ing, asso­ci­at­ed train­ing to build on, learned more than any oth­er course. — Anonymous

Prac­ti­cal, well spo­ken, thought­ful and mean­ing­ful, moti­vat­ing, fan­tas­tic, insight­ful, encour­ag­ing, pro­fes­sion, thank you! — Anonymous

Best train­ing ever received, love the prac­ti­cal and real exam­ples, just all around loved it all. You are an amaz­ing instruc­tor! — Anonymous

Infor­ma­tive, got the mes­sage through to us that noth­ing is worth us not going home, train for worst case sce­nar­ios, real­ly liked the human­iz­ing of the scenarios/ exam­ples, Thank you for the resilience piece, it is good to see the change for the bet­ter in the police world. — Anonymous

Rel­e­vant, good refresh­er, left out things we wouldn’t do. — Anonymous

Prac­ti­cal work was the best part of the course, inter­ac­tion with each oth­er and with Kris switch­ing up groups ensured we worked with every­one. — Anonymous

Best train­ing I have expe­ri­enced, best hand on train­ing, test-skill-instruc­tion= top notch. — Anonymous

Liked the hands on train­ing, good bal­ance between seri­ous and fun. — Anonymous

Engag­ing, knowl­edge­able, lots of rep­e­ti­tion, 2 days, writ­ten test- not mul­ti­ple choice, good amount of time spent on phys­i­cal. — Anonymous

Nev­er had that much hand­cuff train­ing- thought it was great! Build my skills. Loved the way the class was done.- Anony­mous

I enjoyed all aspects of the course, I feel more con­fi­dent and feel I have some more tools to take with me out in the field.- Anony­mous

Take­aways; gain­ing con­fi­dence and knowl­edge, lots of repeat­ing espe­cial­ly with hand­cuff­ing, chang­ing part­ners was great, pre­sen­ta­tion con­stant­ly engag­ing, did not have ner­vous­ness or fear of being picked on- all equal. Best train­ing yet! — Anonymous

Real­ly enjoyed the 2 days, great deliv­ery of course and mate­r­i­al from the instruc­tors, good rep­e­ti­tion with inter­me­di­ate weapons, ver­sa­tile infor­ma­tion police/ bylaw.- Anony­mous

Awe­some course, excel­lent mate­r­i­al, superbly deliv­ered. - Anony­mous

Liked the rep­e­ti­tion of drills, explain­ing sce­nar­ios, sce­nario based train­ing. — Anonymous

Very good course, hands on, infor­ma­tive. — Anonymous

To the point, sim­ple to under­stand, just the right amount of class­room time and gym time, well spo­ken. Thank you. — Anonymous

Like the “life like” por­tions of the train­ing (run­ning and cuff­ing). Real­i­ty based train­ing was great. Knowl­edge and deliv­ery was great. Per­son­al life expe­ri­ence shared with the class (relates to train­ing taught). Great pos­i­tive vibes and con­fi­dent per­son­al­i­ty. — Anonymous

Good course- very infor­ma­tive. Cov­ers every­thing. Great instruc­tor. Love the ener­gy. — Anonymous

Tough. Encour­ag­ing. Real. — Anonymous

Great deliv­ery and great ener­gy. Thanks for every­thing. — Anonymous

Loved all aspects of this train­ing pro­gram. I real­ly do feel a lot more com­fort­able in car­ry­ing out my duties after com­plet­ing this course. The hands on prac­ti­cal was very fun and allowed every­one to put their skills to the test. — Anonymous

I enjoyed the active par­tic­i­pa­tion with the phys­i­cal train­ing. I enjoyed see­ing the empa­thy and emo­tions for oth­ers. — Anonymous

I liked… the real­i­ty based train­ing, self defense train­ing, great advice and tech­niques with deal­ing with aggres­sive peo­ple, every­one had great sense of humour, good advice on report­ing. — Anonymous

I liked… the phys­i­cal prac­tice and the “voic­es in the head” exer­cise. — Anonymous

Real­i­ty based train­ing was very enlight­en­ing and was fun! Enjoyed the ban­ter between Chris and Kris. — Anonymous

I liked… the fight­ing sce­nar­ios, tent sce­nar­ios, traf­fic sce­nar­ios. Cov­ered Ani­mal, Park­ing, and Bylaw. — Anonymous

Loved it! Thanks for pro­vid­ing your con­tact for future assis­tance. — Anonymous

Thanks for every­thing! I loved the phys­i­cal activ­i­ty part with the groups and con­struc­tive crit­i­cism even when I messed up nei­ther of you made me feel stu­pid and told me how to do bet­ter. — Anonymous

I liked.. the sce­nar­ios, exer­cis­es, and prac­tice. — Anonymous

I appre­ci­at­ed being brought out of my com­fort zone and part tak­ing in the sce­nar­ios. It was eye­open­ing hear­ing your insight, Chris and Kris. Always need to build my con­fi­dence. Its always great to expe­ri­ence this type of train­ing with my peers. Great rap­port build­ing. — Anonymous

The hands on part was awe­some. The reports writ­ing helped me lots. — Anonymous

Sce­nario train­ing is uncom­fort­able for peo­ple but its very use­ful and pre­pares peo­ple for work­ing on the street. Phys­i­cal train­ing was good. Showed stu­dents how to pro­tect them­selves. Course was very good and will be used dai­ly. Instruc­tors were very knowl­edge­able and made stu­dents feel com­fort­able. — Anonymous

Very good speak­ers. Up front, hon­est, no bull­shit. — Anonymous

I was intrigued the entire class. Instruc­tors were con­fi­dent and infor­ma­tive. This alone assured me of my abil­i­ty and con­fi­dence in the deliv­ery of my job. — Anonymous

I liked… the real­i­ty based train­ing, the­o­ry work, sto­ries, law enforce­ment expe­ri­ence, and humour. — Anonymous

Thought­ful and insight­ful sto­ries. Real life sit­u­a­tions. Well spo­ken. Infor­ma­tion giv­en in real world sit­u­a­tions and using com­mon lan­guage. — Anonymous

Enjoyed the day. Excel­lent con­tent. — Anonymous

The offi­cer safe­ty train­ing was good. Very help­ful to find an assertive voice. — Anonymous

It was great! I hear and under­stood every­thing clear­ly. Very inter­est­ing and help­ful info to take away and use every­day. Thanks! — Anonymous

It. Was. Awe­some. — Anonymous

Good infor­ma­tion. Good sce­nar­ios. Rel­a­tive to actu­al job. — Anonymous

Both pre­sen­ters were pas­sion­ate and super engag­ing. It makes the con­tent super easy to con­nect with. — Anonymous

Sce­nar­ios were great. Debrief was respect­ful and pos­i­tive. Great learn­ing expe­ri­ence. Thank you. — Anonymous

Loved the hands on and how both of you made the learn­ing fun. — Anonymous

Good par­tic­i­pa­tion and instruc­tion of stu­dents. Sim­pli­fied expla­na­tions. You look the part; author­i­ta­tive, no non sense. I liked the overview of what we learned. — Anonymous

Good intro­duc­tion and refresh­er for both new and expe­ri­enced staff. I like the adap­ta­tion of the NUFF mod­el and police tac­tics to the bylaw world. Some good real world sce­nar­ios. - Anony­mous 

You are a great speak­er Kris. I enjoy your abil­i­ty to make it fun yet seri­ous at the same time. — Anonymous 

Good inter­ac­tions with class. Over­whelm­ing­ly pos­i­tive and play­ful. Real world sce­nar­ios. - Anony­mous 

Very clear instruc­tion and obvi­ous strong knowl­edge of sub­ject mat­ter by both instruc­tors. Two instruc­tors offered a var­ied per­spec­tive and teach­ing style. Course was imple­ment­ed by the build­ing of team envi­ron­ment. — Anonymous 

Kris, ener­gy, sense of humor, thor­ough, detailed, engag­ing, and fun. Loved the sims train­ing and the train­ing over­all. Loved the whole course. - Anony­mous 

As my first ever use of force train­ing this was an excel­lent intro­duc­tion into self defense. A coop­er­a­tive and fun learn­ing expe­ri­ence that brough our team close togeth­er. Both instruc­tors were pro­fes­sion­al, kind, and fun when need­ed to be. - Anony­mous 

(liked) Self defense. Pro­tec­tion. Prop­er ways to use asp/ OC spray. — Anony­mous 

Things I nev­er con­sid­ered while on the road, things to think about while on the road (patrol), ways to stay safe and always remem­ber impor­tant things in life is fam­i­ly. - Anony­mous 

Drills were well con­duct­ed and edu­ca­tion­al, examples/ sto­ries to go with con­cepts or learn­ing mate­r­i­al was help­ful, this course builds con­fi­dence. — Anony­mous 

Speed to which sides were cov­ered was very effi­cient, pos­i­tive atti­tude and eager­ness to share knowl­edge and expe­ri­ences, clear con­cise direc­tion, encour­age­ment when mis­takes were made, real life sce­nar­ios and aware­ness of cur­rent social cli­mate to keep us safe and set us up for suc­cess. — Anony­mous 

Enjoyed sce­nar­ios. Please ensure con­tin­ued use of sce­nar­ios and self pro­tec­tion. Legal frame­work nec­es­sary for Bylaw, Man­ag­ing Aggres­sive Peo­ple- Good infor­ma­tion. Thank you for help­ing us be safe and allow­ing us to increase our aware­ness. We will be bet­ter offi­cers for this course. — Anonymous 

I loved the phys­i­cal hands on train­ing. It real­ly helped me with my con­fi­dence. I also appre­ci­at­ed the abil­i­ty to sug­gest a case sce­nar­ios that I came across in my work. — Anony­mou s 

Learned so much! Would have nev­er thought to lean into a right hook. The say­ing the body cant go where the mind has nev­er been, have a plan so when it hap­pens you have a start­ing place at least. — Anonymous 

Loved the phys­i­cal part of day 2 and learn­ing trans­port­ing clients on day 3. Also, thank you for hav­ing a look at our shel­ter and sug­gest­ing some small changes that will help keep us safe. — Anonymous 

Sce­nar­ios were good, good to see sit­u­a­tions from oth­er per­spec­tives (Men­tal Health/ Bylaw), High­light­ing the impor­tance of debrief­ing for the team- good info. I feel safer and more effec­tive doing my job. — Anonymous 

I felt that the 3 day course was awe­some. I have gained con­fi­dence and strength from this. Every­thing that was act­ed out was very close to the real thing. Both instruc­tors were very good and clear about the exer­cis­es, which were all very fun. I have a learned lots! Thank you! — Anonymous 

Force train­ing. Sce­nar­ios. Escape routes. Being aware of what needs to be worked on for the safe­ty of cowork­ers and myself. Chang­ing pat­terns of think­ing. Bring­ing togeth­er dif­fer­ent groups. All and all, great train­ing. — Anonymous 

Phys­i­cal tech­niques, where to stand at a door (door knock), wide birth at halls and cor­ners to have a bet­ter view of a sit­u­a­tion and to not star­tle a per­son, where bets to have sub­ject in a car while trans­port, if client in front seat (door knock on hand or ham­mer fore­arm), be more aware of envi­ron­ment- foot up on rock, great feed­back on our tech­niques. — Anonymous 

Sce­nar­ios were very applic­a­ble and real­is­tic and love the diver­si­ty of the group because it brought us new per­spec­tives. Phys­i­cal train­ing- good amount of time. Maybe add some train­ing on how to get out of either being held against wall or pushed on ground. — Anonymous 

Legal author­i­ty huge- being con­fi­dent in what you know. — Anonymous 

Thank you, Kris. Hap­py to begin my career in bylaw with this skill set. Exer­cis­es and prac­ti­cal appli­ca­tions of these inter­me­di­ate weapons has been very help­ful and com­pre­hen­sive to our scope in bylaw. - Anony­mous 

Loved the work­outs. Course well pre­sent­ed. Great stress on defense and self care. - Anonymous 

Ener­getic and fun train­ing. Mose rel­e­vant train­ing for Bylaw Enforce­ment Offi­cers. Focused on real life sce­nar­ios that offi­cers face and build con­fi­dence to deal with worst case sce­nar­ios. - Anony­mous 

I real­ly enjoyed the full sit­u­a­tion­al drills: baton, OC, insti­ga­tor, and dual offi­cer cuff­ing. - Anony­mous 

Great course. Per­fect blend of the­o­ry and prac­tice. Clear and under­stand­ing instruc­tion. - Anonymous 

Great course. Deliv­ered very well. Love tac­tic deliv­ered and how they were deliv­ered. Instruc­tion was great. As an ex-police offi­cer, I feel like I got rid of the rust and learned a lot more than expect­ed. - Anonymous

Course was infor­ma­tive. Full of knowl­edge and a great adult learn­ing expe­ri­ence. Helped re-trig­ger my police train­ing. - Anony­mous

(Liked) The hands-on train­ing. Pos­i­tive con­struc­tive feed­back. Con­fi­dent using tools. - Anonymous

Course instilled con­fi­dence and val­i­da­tion in role as bylaw/ park­ing offi­cer. Kris (the owner/ instruc­tor) was patient, knowl­edge­able, and high­ly skilled in her deploy­ment of this course. - Anonymous

Inter­est­ing and attrac­tive pre­sen­ta­tion. Pos­i­tive feed­back that builds con­fi­dence. Iden­ti­fy­ing risks that offi­cers face and how to safe­ly deal with. - Anonymous

(Liked) Hands on, prac­ti­cal train­ing very use­ful and builds con­fi­dence. Drills and sit­u­a­tions were accu­rate and based on the real world. - Anonymous

(Liked) Prac­ti­cal drills. - Anonymous

I enjoyed the course and learned so much more. - Anonymous

Instruc­tor was very well pre­pared. Deliv­ered the mate­r­i­al pro­fes­sion­al­ly and effec­tive­ly. Knowl­edge­able instruc­tor. Train­ing aids were very good. Lots of inert OC/ spray/ gloves/ gog­gles. Set up of the class­room was excel­lent, con­ducive to learn­ing. Demon­stra­tion of tech­niques very well done. Instruc­tor made it look easy. Pro­vid­ed good feed­back on how to improve. - Anonymous

Liked the addi­tion of run­ning. OC spray always fun. Very com­fort­able with COVID pre-cau­tions. Thank you! - Anonymous

I find it so help­ful when you repeat a cer­tain phrase that’s impor­tant. Active­ly mov­ing around the room and engag­ing us. Mul­ti­ple reviews for test. Tons of prac­tice and sce­nar­ios. - Anonymous

Enjoyed all hand on com­po­nents- most valu­able aspect of train­ing for me. Pow­er­point mate­r­i­al was clear and con­cise. - Anonymous

Great cov­er­age of mate­r­i­al. Loved the run­ning before tac­ti­cal response. Made it more real­is­tic. - Anonymous

Great refresh­er course. Good pace to keep engaged. Prac­ti­cal exer­cis­es rein­forced knowl­edge. Expe­ri­enced instruc­tor. Light heart­ed. Good humor. - Anonymous

Phys­i­cal direc­tions were clear for hand­cuff train­ing and OC. - Anonymous

Cov­ered a lot of mate­r­i­al in one day. Pas­sion­ate about top­ics. Great refresh­er. Patient with us learn­ing new tech­niques- pain works as a learn­ing tool. Feel more con­fi­dent now. She (Kris) knows her stuff! — Anonymous

Excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills. Knowl­edge­able. — Anonymous

Excel­lent. Clear con­cise train­ing. Goo demos. Lots of hands on. Good amount of breaks. — Anonymous

Very knowl­edge­able. Engaged. Pos­i­tive. Team ori­ent­ed. Straight shoot­er. Real deal. Awe­some train­ing. — Anonymous

Great instruc­tion and deliv­ery of mate­r­i­al. Enter­tain­ing and infor­ma­tion­al. Enjoyed hands on instruc­tion and prac­tice- Kris was real­ly good at cor­rect­ing our mis­takes and giv­ing tips. — Anonymous

Pace was great. Inter­ac­tive. Lots of per­son­al expe­ri­ence. Hon­est. Prac­ti­cal. — Anonymous

Kris, I always enjoy your enthu­si­asm and upbeat per­son­al­i­ty. I think you are doing a fan­tas­tic job keep­ing every­one engaged and pulling peo­ple out­side their com­fort zones. — Anonymous

Like how infor­ma­tion was deliv­ered. — Anonymous

Very clear com­mu­ni­ca­tion and teach­ings. Pre­sen­ta­tion was very well struc­tured and orga­nized. Open, inclu­sive envi­ron­ment. Good amount of break time to refresh. Over­all 10/10 deliv­ery and expe­ri­ence. — Anonymous

Excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion and expla­na­tion of the mate­r­i­al. Appre­ci­at­ed the video and break it down step by step of what was done well and what could have been improved. I liked that you asked us for our input and our expe­ri­ences. — Anonymous

Kept the class engaged. Used recent exam­ples. — Anonymous

(+) Address­ing the issues that will be raised at the begin­ning. Kept us engaged despite it being a very warm room. Talked through our sce­nar­ios mak­ing the train­ing spe­cif­ic to our needs and expe­ri­ences. Felt like a safe space to open up. — Anonymous

Clear, con­cise. Per­ti­nent and use­ful infor­ma­tion. Use of extreme­ly rel­e­vant exam­ples. — Anonymous

I enjoyed the real life exam­ples applied to the train­ing tech­niques. I appre­ci­at­ed Kris’s enthu­si­asm and real­ism when dis­cussing each top­ic of the train­ing. Very thor­ough dis­cus­sions going through each top­ic. Great job! — Anonymous

Cov­ered a lot. Infor­ma­tion was clear, use­ful- espe­cial­ly com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills. Kris is pas­sion­ate about the mate­r­i­al- con­ta­gious pas­sion. — Anonymous

Excel­lent fast pace, quick fire “on your toes”. Wealth of expe­ri­ence shown. Lis­tened atten­tive­ly. — Anonymous

Re: Instruc­tors. Awe­some style (straight up-no bull$h!t). Expe­ri­enced. Knowl­edge­able. Pos­i­tive Atmos­phere. Goes the extra mile. — Anony­mous

Kris is great! She is a web of knowl­edge and kept the room inter­est­ed. I look for­ward to tak­ing this again. — Anony­mous

What ifs”- What a great idea! Real­ly nev­er thought of doing it, but will incor­po­rate into my prac­tice when I’m out. Great pre­sen­ta­tion. Thank you. — Anony­mous

I always enjoy the train­ing because of the first hand expe­ri­ence and sto­ries that you bring. Also enjoy that it is inter­ac­tive and you want dia­logue. — Anonymous

Very clear and con­cise steps. Train­ing hands on step by step was thought­ful for those to whom every­thing was new. Came togeth­er real­ly well. Very per­son­able and approach­able (instruc­tor). Great pow­er­point. Very live­ly. — Anony­mous

Good com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Good inter­ac­tion with group par­tic­i­pa­tion. Clear instruc­tions. Well done. — Anonymous

Appre­ci­ate your com­mit­ment to ensur­ing we under­stand what you are teach­ing. I liked Kris’s life expe­ri­ences on the job- exam­ples and sce­nar­ios. Pos­i­tive and upbeat atti­tude. Thank you. — Anonymous

I liked.. the time to prac­tice, going through mul­ti­ple sce­nar­ios, and the repeats. (Kris) Great Instruc­tor.- Anonymous

Prac­ti­cal train­ing with batons and OC spray. Use of curse words. Real world aspect. Hav­ing the entire team train­ing togeth­er. I had a great time. Thank you. — Anonymous

Pace of the course was good. Equal amount of the­o­ry and prac­ti­cal. Pos­i­tive rein­force­ment.- Anony­mous

New skills. Great teacher. Great pow­er­point. Prac­ti­cal train­ing was the best. Very well pre­sent­ed. Thanks so much. — Anonymous

Good com­mand pres­ence. Good instruc­tor move­ment. Rel­e­vant train­ing. Good humour. Good test review through­out. Awe­some knowl­edge. Thanks!- Anony­mous

Enjoyed the hands on prac­tice of hand cuff­ing tech­niques. — Anonymous

Very good com­mu­ni­ca­tion. — Anonymous

Help­ful to learn NUFF lev­els and how you need to artic­u­late in your reports.  — Anonymous

Instruc­tor is ful­ly engaged. Knowl­edge­able. Straight shoot­er- does not sug­ar coat. The real deal. — Anonymous

Easy to fol­low instruc­tion with through expla­na­tion of the top­ics we cov­ered. — Anonymous

Real world expe­ri­ence. Con­fi­dence. — Anonymous

Good pow­er­point. Enjoy how you (Kris) are hon­est in your pre­sen­ta­tion. — Anonymous

Infor­ma­tive and rel­e­vant. — Anonymous

Excel­lent hands on train­ing and align­ing rel­e­vance to bylaws. — Anonymous

Great course. Very knowl­edge­able and expe­ri­enced instruc­tor. Rel­e­vant to our job. — Anonymous

Very knowl­edge­able instruc­tor. Great per­son­al­i­ty. Stayed right on track for the Munic­i­pal­i­ties needs. Had to cov­er a huge top­ic in only a few hours. — Anonymous

I found his class very infor­ma­tive and appre­ci­at­ed the ref­er­ences made to the var­i­ous acts. — Anonymous

Fun, good pace, well artic­u­lat­ed, and good humoured. — Anonymous

Instruc­tor was well informed. Fun atmos­phere. Good rel­e­vant infor­ma­tion. — Anonymous

Friend­ly demeanour. Clear artic­u­la­tions. Will­ing­ness to learn more. Hum­ble and con­fi­dent instruc­tor. — Anonymous

I enjoyed learn­ing about…Importance of know­ing legal aspects of tak­ing actions. Re: Use of force. — Anonymous

You brought back real­ly good mem­o­ries and I real­ly enjoyed your (Kris) engage­ment with the class. The ses­sion was very infor­ma­tive and a great remind­ed to be awake at all times. — Anonymous

Great course! I enjoyed the mate­r­i­al and it was pre­sent­ed with enthu­si­asm in a way that invit­ed every­one to open con­ver­sa­tion. — Anonymous

Mak­ing us real­ize that at the end of the day we go back home to our fam­i­ly and that should be the moti­vat­ing fac­tor to be safe. — Anonymous

Kris was fab­u­lous and extreme­ly knowl­edge­able in the course mate­r­i­al deliv­ered. Although tir­ing in role play­ing it was extreme­ly help­ful in learn­ing dif­fer­ent tech­niques. — Anonymous

Enthu­si­as­tic teacher. Per­son­able. — Anonymous

The train­ing was amaz­ing. Wish it was longer. The feed­back we got was per­fect, as it went over things we deal with on a dai­ly basis. Hope to do this again in the future. — Anonymous

This was the most enjoy­able course I have ever tak­en. I was an aux­il­iary con­sta­ble for 10 years and the train­ing I was giv­en was noth­ing in com­par­i­son to yours. Tru­ly a great instruc­tor and look­ing for­ward to more cours­es that you offer. — Anonymous

Pos­i­tive ener­gy. Kept my inter­est. Great to the point infor­ma­tion. Not a lot of filler. Fun!- Anony­mous

Awe­some instruc­tor. Knowl­edge­able.  Keep good inter­ac­tion. Phys­i­cal inter­ac­tion. Up beat. Engaged.- Anony­mous

Clear, con­cise com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Great demon­stra­tion. — Anonymous

Good inte­gra­tion of the­o­ry while doing prac­ti­cal train­ing. Good review through­out to rein­force main con­cepts.- Anony­mous

React very well to class ideas and skill sets. Under­stands bylaw/ ani­mal con­trol use box force options. — Anonymous

Was great! — Anonymous

Fun. Infor­ma­tive. Prac­ti­cal Knowl­edge. Excel­lent class. — Anonymous

Was good to cre­ate phys­i­cal stress to sim­u­late real world sit­u­a­tion. Very help­ful for self real­iza­tion. Team tac­tics was anoth­er great learn­ing expe­ri­ence. — Anonymous

Good pace of mate­r­i­al. Good time spent on prac­ti­cal. Good check­ing in/ cor­rect­ing dur­ing prac­ti­cal. — Anonymous

Kris- Great teacher! Great course. Great. Great! — Anonymous

Infor­ma­tion was well pre­sent­ed. Infor­ma­tion was clear. Demon­stra­tions were well done. - Anony­mous

Great knowl­edge. Excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Easy to fol­low instruc­tions. Makes the class fun. — Anonymous

You made the course and mate­r­i­al cov­ered fun where­as oth­er instruc­tors come off as boring/ straight laced. Your polic­ing back­ground shows and that’s good! — Anonymous

Sim­ple and inter­ac­tive. Both instruc­tors went around to every­one at least once per exer­cise. — Anonymous

Great review- thanks! Good bal­ance between class and prac­ti­cal. Great job knowl­edge and keep­ing every­ones focus in a large group. — Anonymous

Pro­fes­sion­al. Real­is­tic. Infor­mal. Con­fi­dence build­ing. Good facil­i­ty. Works around peo­ples injuries. — Anonymous

What I liked…Baton train­ing. Hand­cuff train­ing. Kris’s enthu­si­asm. — Anonymous

What I liked… Every­thing! Have no com­plaints. The pace of the learn­ing and activ­i­ties was per­fect. Knowl­edge on the sub­ject is obvi­ous­ly very high. — Anonymous

Pre­pared instruc­tors. Knowl­edge from expe­ri­ence (great sto­ries). Pro­fes­sion­al and method­i­cal instruc­tion. — Anonymous

Con­tent was awe­some. Deliv­ery was awe­some. Great group inter­ac­tions. Knowl­edge­able instruc­tors. Great exam­ples. — Anonymous

Bylaw Offi­cer Real­i­ty Based Train­ing: Testimonial

Pos­i­tive ener­gy. Fun interactions/ real­is­tic. — Anonymous

I liked that the course was expe­ri­en­tial. I liked the lev­i­ty of the instruc­tors. I liked that I Iearned a few help­ful things. — Anonymous

Good speak­ing pre­sen­ta­tion. Prac­ti­cal (drills and sce­nar­ios) were infor­ma­tive. — Anonymous

Enjoyed the course. Detailed. Artic­u­lat­ed. Use­ful for Bylaw. — Anonymous

Well versed. Applic­a­ble sce­nar­ios. Help­ful assault cues. — Anonymous

I love your pas­sion and enthu­si­asm and dri­ve in teach­ing us how to become safer and stay safe. Every­thing was very rel­e­vant and impor­tant. Thank you and I wish it was much longer than 1 day. You empow­er us! — Anonymous

Enjoyed the day. Loved the hand to hand (elbows and knees). Like sce­nar­ios. Good infor­ma­tion pro­vid­ed. Great pre­sen­ta­tion (good team). Make stu­dents feel com­fort­able. — Anonymous

I liked how every­one took part. The course was tai­lored to Bylaw enforce­ment with real day to day sit­u­a­tions. Chris and Kris did a great job and kept it inter­est­ing. — Anonymous

Very thought­ful teach­ing process. Exud­ed con­fi­dence in our abil­i­ty. Pro­vid­ed con­struc­tive crit­i­cism. Process was a nat­ur­al pro­gres­sion into more dif­fi­cult sit­u­a­tions. — Anonymous

Excel­lent course! Cov­ered rel­e­vant top­ics and sce­nar­ios for Bylaw. Great to have hands on and to do real­i­ty based sce­nar­ios. — Anonymous

Liked the self defense tech­niques, learn­ing when it’s appro­pri­ate to use defen­sive tac­tics. Clear expla­na­tion of our rights and respon­si­bil­i­ties. Liked the tips re: spo­ken artic­u­la­tion. — Anonymous

Extreme­ly knowl­edge­able. Real­is­tic role play­ing. Well paced day. High­ly rec­om­mend. — Anonymous

Super engag­ing and ani­mat­ed. Artic­u­late. Tons of real world examples/ sce­nar­ios. Amaz­ing role play­ing. Learn­ing a $h!t ton. Thank you. — Anonymous

Very infor­ma­tive. Cre­at­ed a com­fort­able train­ing envi­ron­ment. — Anonymous

Very knowl­edgable. Con­fi­dent. Great role plays. — Anonymous

Loved the visu­al­iza­tion focus and examples/ real sto­ries and can­did­ness. Real­ly helped me con­sid­er more sit­u­a­tions and prepar­ing for calls to scenes. — Anonymous

Thank you for pro­vid­ing prac­ti­cal sce­nar­ios. Will car­ry a flash­light. Great tips on self defense (strikes). — Anonymous

Intense. Loaded with info and exam­ples. Expe­ri­ence behind the instruc­tors. — Anonymous

Real­ly inter­est­ing and use­ful con­tent. Role play­ing real­ly helped me fig­ure out my next moves while out at work. Great to get hands on with phys­i­cal ele­ments. — Anonymous

Applic­a­ble skills in my every­day job require­ments. Spa­tial aware­ness when enter­ing a poten­tial­ly dan­ger­ous envi­ron­ment. — Anonymous

Great hands on sce­nario based train­ing. Sce­nar­ios reflect­ed day to day job accu­rate­ly. — Anonymous 

Loved the real­i­ty based train­ing. I will have so much more con­fi­dence in the field. So many great skills. gained today. — Anonymous

I was super stoked to train in sce­nar­ios that were sim­i­lar to real life sit­u­a­tions. Also being a new employ­ee to bylaw this train­ing ses­sion sig­nif­i­cant­ly enhanced my con­fi­dence. Train­ing and get­ting to know and work in these sce­nar­ios sig­nif­i­cant­ly helped being more com­fort­able with each oth­er espe­cial­ly for on patrol real life sit­u­a­tions. — Anonymous