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SureFire Field Notes – Scott Reitz

SureFire Field Notes is a multi-segment informational video series with tips and techniques from subject matter experts of all backgrounds. In this episode, Scott Reitz of ITTS discusses the jungle trail.

Scott Reitz is a 30 year veteran of the Los Angeles Police department. Scott received his Bachelors degree from the University of New Mexico and shortly thereafter joined the ranks of the Los Angeles Police Department. During his first few years, he worked both Wilshire and Van Nuys divisions as a heroin expert and a member of the Special Problems Unit. He was accepted into the elite Metropolitan Division a few years later and remained there for the duration of his career. Shortly after his acceptance into Metro he advanced into ‘D’ platoon (SWAT). He remained there for ten years until he was upgraded as the primary firearms and tactics instructor for the whole of Metro division and all LAPD advanced in-service firearms/tactics training. He was additionally in charge of advanced training for specialized units such as gangs, LAFD arson, anti-terrorist division, S.I.S., Internal Affairs follow teams as well as all 19 geographical divisions among others. Scott was an adjunct instructor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s SRT III program and one of the founders of the US Marine Corps SOTG program in Camp Pendleton, California. He has trained and worked with U.S. Army Delta, Naval Special Warfare’s Team 6 and Air Task Force assets that support special operations. He is also one of a very few instructors who is a Federal and Superior Court qualified expert in deadly force, training, safety and police tactics. He has testified and consulted in the defense of police, F.B.I., U.S. Secret Service, and B.A.T.F. as well as many high profile cases.

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8 Responses to “SureFire Field Notes – Scott Reitz”

  1. Asinine Name says:

    Vid not playing

  2. BAP45 says:

    now that’s a resume

  3. Meusoc says:

    I’m going to incorporate the term ‘whomollymolly’ into my lexicon!

  4. Gerard says:

    My fav thing in the video was Donga. It’s a word I’ll use whenever I go for a walk. All kidding aside, it was a good video, Scott’s a great instructor

  5. Meusoc says:

    I bet Scott campaigned for the 1911 at LAPD SWAT-I would love to take all of his courses!

  6. Kel says:

    I wish he spoke about handheld vs wml. Pros and cons and what he would suggest. Obviously he couldn’t run a wml on his 1911