Controllably Extendible Restraint Interconnection Systems
Shawn Beane is well known in the field of law enforcement training in Illinois
and throughout the country. Shawn was one of the founding members of
both the Illinois Tactical Officers Association and the Midwest Tactical
Officers Association. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Illinois
Police Instructors and Trainers Association, and the Midwest Tactical
Officers Association. Shawn belongs to various other training organizations
including: International Association of Law Enforcement Firearm Instructors,
American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers, and National Tactical
Officers Association, among many others.
Shawn is a published author and the editor/ publisher of the Midwest Tactical
Officers Association newsletter, The Final Option. Shawn also holds more
than 40 separate instructor certificates, and is a trainer, consultant and scenario
coordinator for numerous law enforcement agencies. Since 1996, Shawn has
owned and operated his own training company, SMILE Police Training, Inc.
(for Survival Management Instincts for Law Enforcement), and has numerous
personal contacts in the police and fire equipment distribution system.
In early 2007, Shawn was asked by the village of Pingree Grove, IL to assist
them in the establishment of a police jurisdiction. After years of
sustained effort, Pingree Grove now has a department with numerous officers and a new
state of the art police building. Currently Shawn is preparing a written how-to
manual to assist others who are faced with the same daunting task of trying to
start a police department from the ground up.
Shawn has over 40 years of involvement in law enforcement as a police officer
and is currently the Chief of the Pingree Grove Police Department.
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