Greg Block - Expert Witness

Greg Block is a highly credentialed law enforcement use of force instructor. He has taught to city, county, state and federal agencies in the five southwestern states for over thirty five years. Training is from the basics to the very advanced. For the past seventeen years, he has been using simulators to augment his live fire training and for the past sixteen years he has been presenting the "Force Option Simulator" class for California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) in the perishable skills program. His mobile simulator has traveled to 36 of the 58 counties in California, training over 23% of the agencies in the state. He is one of the few individuals in the over 50 year history of POST to have his own POST Course Control Number (1024);, all others are held by agencies and community colleges.

He is also a California POST Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Force Options Simulators, Use of Force, Defensive Tactics, Firearms and Chemical Agents. As a SME, he writes academy curriculum in those learning domain areas.

He currently holds over sixty instructor credentials dealing in all uses of force. Mr. Block is also a qualified Expert Witness in numerous Superior plus Municipal State and Federal courts dealing with Firearms. He has testified and given expert testimony in civil depositions, dealing with firearms issues in all shootings including hunting, homicides, suicides, involuntary and accidental. This work has been for both the defense and prosecution in the above areas.

As a license firearms manufacturer, he has consulted and testified in all weapon related matters from design, functioning, operability, maintenance, inspection and testing to firing. Trajectory and ricochets along with shooting scene reconstruction has also been done.

F.B.I. - Federal Bureau of Investigation

 
Certified Instructor: Rangemaster/Firearms
Combat Semi-Auto Pistol
Pump and Semi-auto Shotgun
Sniper/Counter-Sniper Rifle
Special Weapons And Tactics (S.W.A.T.)
Sub-Machine Gun
Chemical Agent


P.O.S.T. - Peace Officers Standard and Training (California)

 
Certified Instructor: Rangemaster/Firearms
Combat Semi-auto Pistol
Pump and Semi-auto Shotgun
Sniper/Counter-Sniper Rifle
Sub-Machine Gun
Chemical Agent
Survival Shooting
Advance Officer Training
Force Option Simulator
Tactical Firearms
Sole Source POST Presenter # 1024
 
Subject Matter Expert:
(SME)
Force Option Simulator
Dangerous Weapons
Defensive Tactics
Electronic Weapons
Firearms
Chemical Agents
Use of Force
Projectile Weapons
Tactical Firearms
Impact Weapons
 
Academy Curriculum Committee: Learning Domain 20-25, 33, 35, 40
(Same areas as POST SME)


B.A.T.F.&E. - Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives

 
Firearms Instructor, BATF&E Citizens Academy, Los Angeles.

(GCA) Gun Control Act 1968, Title 18, United States Code, Chapter 44 (Title 1 Weapons)
Federal Firearms License Type 01 Dealer of Firearms. Available on request.
Federal Firearms License Type 07 Manufacture of Firearms. Available on request.


(NFA) National Firearms Act, Title 26, United States Code, Chapter 53 (Title II weapons)
Special Tax Stamp, Special (Occupational) Tax (SOT) Class II, Type (72) NFA Firearms Manufacture. Available on request.
Special Tax Stamp, Special (Occupational) Tax (SOT) Class III, Type (63) NFA Firearms Dealer. Available on request.


N.R.A. - National Rifle Association

 
Certified Instructor: Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun, Police Firearms, Home Firearm Safety, Personal Protection
 
Certified "Class C" Shooting Coach: Rifle, Pistol, Trap & Skeet
 
Chief Range Safety Officer
 
Range Safety Officer


U.S. Department of Defense

 
Certified Instructor: Small Arms Military Rifle & Pistol


U.S. Marine Corps

 
Certified Instructor: Rangemaster/Safety Officer


D.O.J. - Department of Justice (California)

 
California Firearms Dealer #13481
 
Certified Instructor: Firearms, Chemical Agents
 
Own, Posses and/or Transport: Assault Weapons #06928
Destructive Device #06959
Machine Guns #06929
Short-Barreled Shotgun / Rifle #06930


Weapon Manufacturers Certified Instructor and/or Armorer

 
Action Target
Advance Interactive Systems
Airmunitions
Air Soft
Armor Holdings
Beretta
Colt
Defense Technology
Federal Laboratories
FN
Glock
Heckler & Koch
Kimber
LaserMax
Law Enforcement Training Camp (LETC)
Manadnock
Metalform
Mossberg
Pepperball
Remington
Sig Sauer
Smith & Wesson
Stinger Systems
Taser International
Tasertron
Winchester


State of California

 
Teaching Credential



Please e-mail or call Mr. Block at (714) 893-8676 for his fee schedule and agreement.