banner-about

Instructors

 

Steve Cook

Owner

Steve Cook

Owner

(816) 554-8888 hletitraining@sbcglobal.net

Detective with a Police Department in the Kansas City Metropolitan area. Steve has been a police officer for 23 years, with over six years experience in a multi-agency drug task force. Steve has completed assignments with the DEA Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Read More Team as well as participating on a FBI Violent Crime/Gang Task Force. Steve has worked numerous intelligence operations all over the United States involving outlaw motorcycle gangs and was the case agent and secondary undercover in an attempt infiltration of a Bandidos farm club. During that operation Steve acted as a webmaster for the club and had the opportunity to act in an undercover capacity with members of several different outlaw motorcycle gangs including the Outlaws. Steve has also been featured in the History Channel's Gang Land programs on the Outlaws, Bandidos and Galloping Goose, on Biographies "Gangsters Americas Most Evil" twice; History channels “Americas Book of Secrets", Biographies “Gangworld One Percenters”, the O'Reilly Factor, Inside Edition and numerous other news programs. Read Less

Additional Instructors

Las Vegas Metro Detective (Retired)

Pat Fielding

(555) 555-5555 detective@email.com

Pat is a Retired Detective with the Las Vegas Metro Police Department and has over 23 years of law enforcement experience. Pat has been assigned to numerous narcotics, gang, and criminal intelligence units, as well as several HIDTA groups, including a FBI Major Read More Drug Trafficking Organizations Task Force, DEA Methamphetamine Task Force, Club Drug Task Force and an ICE Money Laundering Task Force. Pat has worked both undercover and as an investigator for 20 years investigating narcotics organizations, outlaw bikers and street gangs, money laundering, arms and explosives dealers, auto-theft and stolen property rings, murder for hires, political corruption and conducted storefront operations. Pat along with his partner successfully infiltrated the Red Demons Motorcycle Gang in Las Vegas which was a "farm club" for the Hells Angels. During that investigation Pat became an Officer in the organization and interacted with Hells Angels from all over the West Coast. Read Less

Actor, Producer, Writer

Bo Kaprall

(952) 934-5453 www.bokaprall.com

Bo has been a television show creator, creative director, writer, producer, executive producer and actor for thirty years. Starting in Chicago as a writer/ producer in the advertising business (Post, Keyes, & Gardner) and as an actor at Chicago’s Second Read More City.

He is currently writing for Saturday Night Live…from right here in Mpls. and his new series “Outlaw Country,” debuts on WGN America in February 2015.

In the late seventies Bo moved to Los Angeles where he started the Comedy Store Players and joined Kentucky Fried Theatre (Kentucky Fried Movie, Airplane, Police Squad). He then went on to write and produce several network series including “Laverne & Shirley”, Aaron Spelling’s “Friends”, Norman Lear’s “Year At the Top” and over thirty network pilots. In addition, he has written for variety shows & situation comedies; from The Carol Burnett Show to Welcome Back Kotter.

Bo has recorded, written, & produced over 5,000 radio commercials, winning several Cleo & Radio Best Awards, as well as the Writers Guild of America award for best written TV series, for “The Carol Burnett Show.”

In addition Bo has appeared as an actor on over 75 television shows, the latest being Law & Order and Third Watch.

In the late 1980’s Mr. Kaprall moved to Minneapolis where he started his own creative production company focusing on entertaining radio & television commercials and Corporate Communications in addition to creating reality television series (hey, someone’s gotta do it!)

Over the years Bo has created and executive produced shows for ABC, NBC, CBS, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Discovery, TLC, and HGTV.

In recent years, Bo has been working as an instructor with the Heartland Law Enforcement Institute, instructing law enforcement officers on various improvisational techniques, applicable to all police work, with an emphasis on undercover operatives.
Read Less

Hennepin Sheriffs Captain (Retired)

Chris Omodt

(612) 555-5555 detective@email.com

Chris is a retired Captain with the Hennepin County, MN. Sheriff’s Office with over 32 years experience. During his tenure Chris spearheaded the largest and most successful investigation and prosecution of the Minneapolis Hells Angels and El Forastero Motorcycle Read More Gangs ever attempted in the state of Minnesota. Chris was the Commander of both the Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force and the Metro Gang Task Force and was featured in the 2012 Biography Channel documentary titled “Gang World One Percenter’s”. Chris is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the co-author of “Breaking The Code, a True Story By A Hells Angels President And The Cop Who Pursued Him”. Read Less