CELEBRATING THE WARRIOR SPIRIT AND THEHEROES BEHIND THE BADGE PRESENTED BY WINNING MIND TRAINING OCTOBER 25, 2012 WITH R A N DY WAT T MICHAEL NEAL BRIAN WILLIS
CELEBRATING THE WARRIOR SPIRIT AND THE HEROES BEHIND THE BADGEThis powerful one day seminar will explore and celebrate the concept of the Warrior Spirit. The WarriorSpirit is a powerful force residing within each and every officer who has chosen to serve in the lawenforcement profession. This Warrior Spirit is a critical element in the ability of law enforcement officers tobe successful in a profession that is challenging, rewarding and sometimes extremely violent. The missionfor law enforcement officers, supervisors and leaders is to understand the Warrior Spirit and strive to foster,nurture and develop that Warrior Spirit in themselves and their fellow officers. The Warrior Spirit is aboutthe warrior values of honor, professionalism, courage, integrity, strength, humility, and discipline.The sametraits that are reflected in the core values of every law enforcement organization in North America.In addition to exploring and celebrating the Warrior Spirit this day is about celebrating the Heroes Behindthe Badge.The Heroes Behind the Badge are the men and women who put on a uniform everyday andwillingly put themselves in harms way to help protect members of society and to serve their community. “Before we call any collection of belligerents a culture of warriors, we should first ask why they fight, how they fight, what brings them honor, and what brings them shame. The answers to these questions will reveal whether or not they have a true warrior’s code." The Warrior’s Code by Prof. Shannon E. French, Ph.D., U.S. Naval AcademyWhy warriors fight, how warriors fight, what brings them honor and what brings them shame will beexplored through the powerful presentation by Randy Watt - One Warrior’s Creed. One Warrior’s Creed is aphilosophy, a way of living, training and preparing mentally and physically for the realities of the warriorprofession. Randy will break down each line of the creed and give everyone in attendance a deep andpowerful insight into the need to be trained, fit and ready for any circumstance, for any opponent, for anychallenge.Carrying on with the theme of fit, trained and ready Michael Neal, the 2011 IACP Officer of the Year willshare his role in ending a brutal gun battle in West Memphis, Arkansas that resulted in the death of twoWest Memphis police officers and critically wounding of a Crittenden County Sheriff and his Chief Deputy.Michael ended the killing spree by ramming his state issued patrol vehicle into a minivan carrying twoshooters. While under direct fire, he engaged them in a fierce gun battle, eliminated the threat and savedmany lives.The day will end with a screening of the documentary film Heroes Behind the Badge. The official release ofthis full length feature film will be September 29, at the 2012 IACP conference. Those in attendance onOctober 25 will be among the first officers in North America to view this professional film which honors theheroes of the law enforcement profession in North America and will receive a copy of the documentary filmin DVD or Full HD Blu-Ray.This seminar will definitely change your life, and may very well save your life.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERSRandy Watt: Randy is the President of SRW Strategic and Tactical Special Operations Training and Services(SRW, Inc., www.srwsplops.com), a private corporation he started in 2006. He retired from the Ogden PoliceDepartment, Ogden, Utah, in October of 2011, where he was serving as Assistant Chief of Police and where hehad served for 32-years. He is a nationally recognized expert in the field of law enforcement special operationsand counter-terrorism. He is an advisor to the Technical Support Working Group (T.S.W.G.), Office ofCombating Terrorism, in Washington, D.C. Prior to the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, he wasco-chair of the Tactical Response Sub-Committee and was a co-author of the tactical response plan for protectionof the Olympic Games. Chief Watt is a regular consultant to foreign military and police units, as well as to local,state and federal agencies. Chief Watt holds a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army WarCollege, a M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix, a B.Sc. degree from Weber State University, and is a graduateof Session 191 of the FBI National Academy. Chief Watt is also a Colonel in the Army National Guard and is theCommander of the 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne). With 30-years of active duty and reserve experience,he has deployed several times in support of the Global War on Terror and has received numerous combat andservice awards.Michael Neal: The 2011 International Officer of the Year Michael has been a state law enforcement officerwith Arkansas Game & Fish since 2007. On May 20 2010, Officer Neal was instrumental in ending a brutalgun battle in West Memphis that resulted in the death of two West Memphis police officers and criticallywounding the Crittenden County Sheriff and his Chief Deputy. Michael ended the killing spree by ramminghis state issued patrol vehicle into a minivan carrying two shooters. While under direct fire, he engagedthem in a fierce gun battle, eliminated their threat and saved many lives. In his recent presentation of theMedal of Valor to Officer Neal, Governor Mike Beebe stated “His training kicked in and further tragedy wasaverted and avoided by his trained, heroic, selfless actions.” Since May 20, 2010 Officer Neal has receivedover 37 different awards for his heroic actions which included: 3 Medals of Valor, Citations from TheArkansas House of Representatives, The Arkansas State Senate, The United State Senate, Six Officer ofthe year awards including, 2010 Arkansas Game and Fish Wildlife Officer of the Year, the SoutheastRegional Wildlife Officer, The State of Arkansas Law Enforcement Officer, the American Legion Officer, theNRA Officer, and the International law enforcement officer of the year. Due to his excellent training, he isthe most decorated Wildlife Officer in the history of Arkansas Game and Fish. Officer Neal has also beennominated for the Congressional Medal of Valor, one of the highest honors one can receive, and will beawarded by the President of the United States.Brian Willis: Brian is an internationally recognized thought leader, speaker, trainer and writer and President of the innovative training company Winning Mind Training. Brian was a member of the Calgary Police Service from 1979 to 2004. Since 1989 Brian has been committed to working with law enforcement ofJicers around North America to provide them the physical and mental skills necessary to win violent encounters and provide them the skills necessary to thrive in a career as a law enforcement professional. Brian has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to ofJicer safety in Canada and was named Law OfJicer Trainer of the Year for 2011. Brian serves as the Deputy Executive Director for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).
Seminar InformationDate: 2012 October 25Location: Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd S.E. Calgary Alberta T2C 3G3Times: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Cost: Registration Fee: $197.00 plus GST. Register Before October 15 and save $50.00 Pay Just $147.00 plus GST. Bonuses: everyone who attends will receive a One Warrior’s Creed poster, a copy of the acclaimed book W.I.N. 2: Insights Into Training and Leading Warriors which contains the One Warrior Creed article by Randy Watt and a Registra)on copy of the Heroes Behind the Badge DVD. Additional copies of the Heroes Behind The Badge DVD and Full HD Blu-ray will be available for sale at the event. Participants are encouraged to bring a non perishable food item as a donation for the Calgary Food Bank. Registration Information You can register online by going to www.winningmindtraining.com. For more informa7on please contact: Winning Mind Training Phone: (403) 279-‐5954 e-‐mail: email@example.com Sea7ng is limited so register early!