Affordable Realistic Tactical Training (ARTT) strives to provide quality and realistic training at affordable prices for all officers.  

Jerry Staton is Owner & Training Director of ARTT. He holds a Master Police Officer certificate along with numerous advanced law enforcement instructor certificates, including Ultimate Survival Instincts, Bilateral Vascular Restraint, Free-standing Take-Down, and Compliance & Control Holds.

As an expert witness and Certified Litigation Specialist, Jerry focuses his cases involving the Use of Force, Non-Deadly Weapons, Excited Delirium, Arrest Related Death and standard Police Procedures.

Jerry established ARTT in 2000 after retiring from the Austin Texas Police Department to provide high quality and realistic training for police, military & security.

He offers classes relating to Police Tactics, Use of Force, Excited Delirium, Arrest Related Death, & Non-Deadly Weapons.  Jerry has taught hundreds of TASER Instructor classes in numerous states.

Jerry is a Force Science Analyst, Senior Master TASER Instructor, Court Recognized TASER Expert, Arrest Related Death Specialist and Certified Litigation Specialist.

He has testified as an expert in arbitration hearings, Texas courts — both state & federal, and California & Iowa district courts. He has also served as a consultant in civil and criminal cases in Texas, California, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Mississippi & Virginia.

He contracts with Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas (CLEAT) and Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool (TMLIRP) to bring specialized training to officers in Texas.  Contact your CLEAT or TMLIRP rep. to schedule a class.

ARTT contacts  –  Jerry or Debbie Staton @ 512.247.2731.