Ron Hantz

Train to Dominate


Law Enforcement since 1993

Law Enforcement

Mishawaka Police Department. 

Waterloo Police Department 

Dekalb County Sheriffs Department from 1993-1995

Pro Train Cadre

President & CEO

Founded 2003

Master Instructor for STOPS USA

Expert Witness

Police Use of Force 

Police Traffic Stops

Police Tactics




  • Master Instructor Trainer for the Strategies & Tactics of Patrol Stops Officer Survival Program. (1 of 3 promoted to this status, out of nearly 4500 S.T.O.P.S Instructors in the United States).
  • DPS Close Quarter Combat Instructor (certification through Black Belt Dr. Paul Whitesell)
  • Taser International Instructor- for Taser Electronic Control Devices
  • Def Tech Distraction Devices-Instructor
  • Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) - Instructor
  • Defensive Tactics   -Straight baton -Weapon Retention / Disarming techniques
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) - Instructor
  • IACP Drug Recognition Expert
  • Safe and Legal Traffic Stops (SALTS) - Instructor
  • Less than Lethal Deployment Instructor Def-Tech - Instructor
  • Def Tech Chemical Agent Aerosol (CN/CS/OC) - Instructor
  • Def Tech Chemical Munitions - Instructor
  • MarTac Tactical Physical Tactics Instructor
  • Use of Force Expert Witness (utilized in Federal and State Courts, and Department Discipline Hearings)
  • Police Tactics and Traffic Stops Expert Witness
  • NRA Pistol Instructor

Career Missions and Assignments

  • Executive Director of the Strategies and Tactics of Patrol Stops Officer Survival Program
  • Neighborhood Enforcement Team for 6 years focusing on inner city street level drug interdiction and investigations.
  • Patrol sergeant for five years.
  • Field Training Unit Manager for the Mishawaka Police Department. 
  • Training Officer for the Waterloo Police Department (1995-1997), and the Dekalb County Sheriffs Department from 1993-1995.
  • District Security Officer for the United States Marshall Service (1999-2015)



Area of Expertise and Special Interest

Ron has advanced training and experience in SWAT operations, crash investigations, as well as being a Drug Recognition Expert. Ron is a martial arts student in several disciplines of combat arts. Ron has instructed more than 6500 Federal, State, and Local police officers throughout the United States