Steven Didier provides dynamic and holistic training courses and products to law enforcement, military and security agencies addressing their evolving needs. To this end, Steven is recognized as one of the premier Use-of-Force, Tactical, Combatives and “Train-the-Trainer” Reality-Based Training Experts in Law Enforcement, Military and Private Sectors worldwide.
Steven served as a senior law enforcement specialist at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). During his time with FLETC and after 9/11, Steven was selected to co-lead a special projects team dedicated to challenging the existing culture of training and provide imaginative solutions to evolve and transform training ideologies, training facilities, products and training methodologies unilaterally, for U.S. and Allied Agencies worldwide. Steven Project Managed and co-developed the widely heralded FLETC 220-acre Counterterrorism Operations Training Facility and was appointed as an original charter member in the development of the US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Use-of-Force Policy - becoming one of the United States preeminent Subject Matter Experts (SME). Each year Steven helped train more than 50,000 law enforcement or military students enrolled at or trained through the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC).
Steven Didier’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Department of Treasury tenure also included: Active Shooter Response Team/ Special Response Team (SRT) member, Tactical Oversight Board member, Air Marshal and Flying Armed Programs, Senior Instructor and developer of the Use of-Force programs and the Use-of-Force Training Complex, Joint U.S. Military Rules of Engagement Tactical training, Senior Instructor and developer of the High Intensity Training (HIT) program and courses, Senior Instructor and Co-developer of the Practical Applications Branch and related programs to include Field Training Officer (FTO) program, standardized Scenario-Based Training, standardized Scenario/Drill Evaluations and Advanced Instructor Training, Senior Instructor and Co-developer of the Natural Resource Police Training program and Reality-Based Training area, Senior Instructor and developer of the Patrol Skills Training program, Senior Instructor and developer of the Rural Surveillance Training program and Instructor Training Officer.
Steven’s prior Specialized Government Service assignments and experience include Military Joint Task Force Operations, Environmental Terrorism Operations, Contemporary Violent Groups, Physical Techniques Training coordinator, Combatives/Defensive Tactics instructor, Control Tactics instructor, Use-of-Force instructor, National Team Security Manager, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medicine (EMP) Master Trainer, Uniform Patrol, Sheriff’s Deputy, Rural Special Operations, Investigations and Search and Rescue coordinator. Steven Didier is a graduate of the State of Idaho Peace Officer’s Standards of Training (POST) and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy (FLETC).
Steven Didier has extensive Military and Civilian Law Enforcement experience, training and management to include Team Tactics, Combatives, Firearms, Rural Special Operations, NLTA, Defensive Tactics, Ground Defense, Edged Weapons, Instructor Training, Patrol, Investigations, Medical/Rescue, Leadership and Project Management. Steven has developed curriculum, established standards and trained Civilian, Security, Law Enforcement and Specialized Military teams along with basic recruits at Agencies, Instillations and Academies throughout the world.
Steven has over 8 years in proven exceptional leadership in large-scale international executive management, sales and training, with skills in strategic planning, management, supervision, and budgeting as well as demonstrating capabilities in high-level strategic visioning and implementation. This was demonstrated through Steven’s tenure serving as Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) International Chief of Operations from 2010 to 2016.
Steven Didier has a degree in Criminal Justice, technical certificate in law enforcement and is a graduate of multiple academies and scores of other Police and Military programs and courses. He has extensive experience in and teaches Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Karate, Muay Thai, Judo, Jujitsu, and Basic Self- Defense. Steven has written articles for several publications, including Law Officer Magazine, The Harbinger, Police One and The Liberty Zone.