Jeff Curtis is an 29 year law enforcement veteran with a background specialized in training.  He is the founder and president of Total Control Training Institute, Inc. a researched based use of force training organization.  TCTI supplies officers and departments Nationally and Internationally with Use of Force training programs.  The State of Mississippi has approved the TCTI, Inc. Semi-Auto Firearms Instructor program, TCTI OC Instructor program and the TCTI Rifle and Shotgun Instructor programs as a State Certified Instructor Program. The State of Mississippi has approved the TCTI Personal Protection Program developed by Mr. Curtis as approved courses for both teachers and medical field employees.  Most State academies now use the TCTI OC Survival Training program.  TCTI offers over 50 programs for officers, security, military, teacher, medical field and departments in the use of force, protection and survival field. 

Jeff has been an active consultant for the US Department of Army, US Air Force, United Kingdom Royal Protection Service and various military special operation units.  As the Basic Class Coordinator/Instructor for the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy in Pearl, MS, he oversaw classes of recruits to become officers for the state of Mississippi.  His classes ranged from 55 to 75 graduating officers.  As Special Projects Coordinator for the State of Mississippi, Mr. Curtis researched, designed and coordinated several seminars. 

Mr. Curtis holds different state Law Enforcement instructor certificates including Mississippi, Arkansas, Florida, IL and Nebraska .  He has been active over 16 years with PPCT Management Systems, Inc.  The leading research based use of force organization in the Country. He currently holds the rank of Associate Staff Instructor with PPCT.  He was appointed in 2008 as the Chair of the Warriors Science Group Firearms Committee. He has assisted PPCT staff with development of the PPCT Combat Firearms Instructor Manual.  Assisted staff in the instruction of the Combat Firearms Instructor course at the PPCT International conferences. His professional affiliations include the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFA), American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers (ASLET), National Rifle Association (NRA), and National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA).    

Mr. Curtis began his career in 1985 and has served as police officer and administrator for the Tupelo Police Department, Starkville Police Department and the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy. s In addition to working with Departments in Mississippi, he served as Director of Security for a very large US-based international communications corporation where he also acted as head of the Executive Protection Division for the CEO. He has taught in 22 states and three Countries in the use of force field. Please click here to view Mr. Curtis' Curriculum Vitae.


Click Here on link to view exclusive interview given by Mr. Curtis to Real Gainz magazine in the January 2007 issue.





Bill Staten                                     


Bill is a state certified law enforcement instructor and a staff instructor for TCTI. Bill is a 12 year veteran law enforcement officer. He has an extensive background in criminal investigation, narcotics investigation, and was a former SWAT team member with the Greenville Police Department. Bill was the criminal/narcotics investigator and sniper for the Sunflower County Sheriff  Dept for 3 years and finished his full time law enforcement career as the Chief Criminal Investigator for the Washington County Sheriff  Department Bill  served as the designated sniper and Captain of their NRA pistol team.  He is a 4th Dan (Master level) Certified JKA Shotokan Karate Instructor and Examiner has been teaching traditional martial arts for over 10 years. He holds a BBA degree and majored in Accounting with a minor in Psychology.  He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and holds other professional licenses. He has been designated as an expert witness in accounting in state and federal courts.




Randy Patrick



Randy is a 17 year Law Enforcement veteran and is currently serving the Newton County, MS Sheriff's Office in the capacity of Chief Deputy / Homicide Investigator. Randy is an instructor for Total Control Training Institute and is certified to instruct in the following.

*PPCT Defensive Tactics

*PPCT Spontaneous Knife

*PPCT Combat Firearms

*TCTI Semi-Auto

*TCTI Survival O.C.

Randy also holds certificates in Advanced Death Scene Investigation, Interview and Interrogation and is a member of Law Enforcement Thermogerfer Association.








Randy teaching defensive tactics at the MS Delta Law Enforcement Training Academy, where he is actively involved in officer survival training with each basic academy class.







Randy observing proper application of Tactical Handcuffing with Basic Law Enforcement training class.