John Bostain, Command Presence Training Associates

John Bostain is the Co-owner and a Lead Instructor for Command Presence Training Associates. John has committed the last 21 years to law enforcement, 19 of which have been as a law enforcement trainer. He has presented nationally and internationally on contemporary law enforcement topics such as use of force, human performance factors, evidence based training, and instructor development. He’s certified as a Force Analyst by the Force Science Institute (FSI) and holds a B.S.Ed in Adult Education from Valdosta State University.

John began his career with the Hampton Police Division (HPD) in Hampton, Virginia where he served as a Uniformed Patrol Officer, Narcotics Investigator, Academy Instructor, Detective, and Patrol Supervisor. He served on the departmental S.W.A.T. Team, Bike Patrol Unit, and was the Advisor for the Law Enforcement Exploring Program. After leaving HPD in 2001, John spent 13 years at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, GA serving as an Instructor and Senior Instructor for Defensive Tactics, Patrol Procedures, Use of Force, and Training Management.

In 2012, he became the recipient of the prestigious Trainer of the Year Award as selected by Law Officer Magazine. John has presented Executive Level training to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), National Sheriff’s Association (NSA), the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), and Chief’s and Sheriff’s Associations in various states throughout the country. He is an Advisory Board Member for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) and a Member of the Board of Directors for the International Public Safety Association (IPSA). He is also a member of The International Managers of Police Academy and College Training (IMPACT) section of the IACP.

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