This course is designed for Tribal Probations Officers (POs) and Court Bailiffs who may encounter a violent or resistive subjects during the course of their duties. The course focuses on establishing the legal justification for using force, as well as providing instruction on situational desirability and justification, threat assessment opportunities, officer vs. subject factors, and communication techniques. Participants will be trained in the Disturbance Resolution Model which provides a framework for determining what level of force is necessary and reasonable in varying situations. Participants will receive hands-on physical training that will allow them to demonstrate their ability to perform defensive techniques. Additionally, group discussion will focus on cultural considerations, use of force terminology and report writing, and follow-through considerations.