This is a look into Jim Wagner’s police academy training with the Orange County Sheriff’s Academy in Garden Grove, California USA. Going through as a police recruit for the Costa Mesa Police Department, Recruit Wagner received twenty weeks (800 instructional hours) in basic municipal police training. Upon graduation on June 17, 1991 Recruit Wagner was promoted to Police Officer Wagner badge number 414 and was assigned to the Patrol Division. This video was the “official” video presented at the Police Academy Class 104 graduation dinner. “Class 104. The smallest but the mightiest.”

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Jim Wagner
Jim Wagner, one of the first self-defense instructor to introduce techniques, tactics, and training methods to survive terrorist attacks and modern crime (active shooters, criminal chemical attacks, drive-by shootings, etc.). His teaching is based on his tactical career as a U.S. Army combat soldier, corrections officer, police officer, S.W.A.T. officer, team leader of a Dignitary Protection Unit for America’s fifth largest Sheriff’s department, a U.S. federal agent counterterrorist during the Global War on Terrorism, Reserve Military Police soldier, military bodyguard, Terrorism Liaison Officer (TLO), Security Forces sergeant, and a team leader of a military Special Reaction Team. He worked in the private security and bodyguarding sectors, most notably protecting Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and working for the Walt Disney Company. Since 2003 Jim has been teaching his Reality-Based Personal Protection system around the world and in martial arts schools, where he offers self-defense instructors a way to increase their business by teaching Terrorism Survival, Crime Survival, and other courses. If you want to become certified to teach at your school, you can purchase the Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection Instructor Package at a discount through by using the code USARBPP1706.