Founder & President, Premier Police Training
With more than 35 years in law enforcement, Don McCrea is a leading expert on Civil Liability/Use of Force and Search & Seizure. He has trained and evaluated thousands of recruits and officers representing city, county, state, federal, and tribal agencies, providing them with essential use of force & search and seizure training.
With the Constitution as his guide, Don maintained a 100% conviction rate throughout his law enforcement career. Using real-life experiences from the street and courtroom, Don has trained officers of all levels and ranks how to understand and apply their lawful authority.
He has authored two books, “Simplifying Use of Force for Law Enforcement” and “Simplifying Search & Seizure for Law Enforcement”, and speaks and presents training around the country on some of the biggest topics and challenges that agencies and officers are facing today.
Don was a state law enforcement academy instructor for nine years and is currently Academic Program Coordinator and Lead Instructor for a four-year university law enforcement program. He also still serves his community as part-time deputy sheriff.