Gary T. Klugiewicz is the Director of ACMi® Systems and has these additional relationships:
- Police One, Director
- Verbal Judo Institute, Director of Research and Development
- Vistelar Training Group, Partner
- Team One Network, Member
Through ACMi Systems and these other organizations, Gary provides training throughout the United States in Tactical Communications (Verbal Judo) and Active Countermeasures, in cooperation with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC).
Gary is retired from the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department after 25 years of service where he was promoted to the rank of captain. He has a background in Knockdown Karate where he won national championships and fought several times in Japan. He brought this high impact intensity to law enforcement training.
Gary's name has become synonymous with the development of safe but realistic, intense, dynamic simulation training. As former Street Survival Seminar instructor and nationally known defensive tactics instructor, Gary has impacted literally 100,000's of law enforcement officers. His training is an officer survival program in action.
Gary is the developer of the Active Countermeasures System of Unarmed Blocking and Striking Techniques that is the cornerstone of High Level Control Tactics. He has developed programs for police, corrections, mental health, security, and military personnel. Gary's team tactics training for SWAT, CERT, and Crowd Management Teams are among the best in the world. His instructor training programs stress adult learning, sub-skill development, guided discovery, decision making simulation scenarios, and positive group debriefing techniques. Even more importantly, as a righteous police officer use-or-force defense expert, Gary has defended scores of officers in legal proceedings.
The Active Countermeasures Instructional Systems was founded in 1989. ACMi is a registered trademark and Limited Liability Corporation (LLC). ACMi® Systems is a multi-faceted educational, consulting, and training entity that provides exceptional support to police, corrections, military, mental health, and security professionals. To further its delivery of “state-of-the-art information and tactics to its clientele, ACMi® Systems has partnered with other industry leaders, such as, the Verbal Judo Institute, Vistelar Training Group, Police One, Team One, Purposeful Development Associates, and Force Science Research Center
Listed below are some of agencies that ACMi® Systems has delivered training for:
West Palm Beach , FL Police Department
Wisconsin Law Enforcement Training & Standards Bureau
Sioux City , IA National Training Center
Michigan Department of Corrections
West Virginia Regional Jails
Wisconsin Department of Corrections
U.S. Coast Guard
Mendota Mental Health Institute
Milwaukee County Behavior Health Division
Winnebago Mental Health Institute
Covenant Health Plan
Slaughter & Associates
U.S. Department of Energy