Impact Fitness and Martial Arts Academy is an official Adopt-A-Cop partner.
Benjamin Poller is a Special Agent in Charge for the Wisconsin Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigation, and a Master Defensive Tactics Instructor for Madison College. Gabe has been working with Ben on ground survival classes for Law Enforcement since 2011. Gabe has also helped instruct specialized classes with Ben for law enforcement over the years, and he recently helped Ben teach advanced ground techniques to a Defensive Tactics Instructor class in 2022. Gabe is well versed in teaching law enforcement how to fight on the ground, taking their weapons and duty gear into consideration
To address critical gaps in the department-funded training of front line police officers by partnering with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gyms across the country to provide free or reduced rate memberships to police officers. Officers are sponsored until they achieve the rank of blue belt, which typically takes 12-18 months.
Police officers often find themselves in volatile situations which can quickly turn deadly. In these combative situations, being the more skilled grappler allows the officer a greater amount of control over the situation, which decreases the likelihood of injury or death for both officer and suspect.
Being a police officer is one of the most selfless, dangerous, and important jobs in our world today. Investing in our officers is an investment in our communities. Adopt A Cop BJJ aims to create a more resilient and more effective police force, improve police relations around our country, and ultimately reduce the incidence of police-involved shootings and deaths.
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