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Courageous Leadership is our signature course designed to change everything you thought you knew about law enforcement leadership. With hundreds of leadership courses and thousands of books dedicated on the subject, law enforcement continues to be plagued with a serious lack of leadership and risk management principles. We promise that this course will be unlike any you have ever taken before. Here are just some of the important topics taught in Courageous Leadership:

This is the best leadership course I have ever taken in my career. Never would have thought that on my very next shift, that I would be at the scene of a critical incident. Thankfully, I was able to use a lot of what Travis Yates covered in this powerful course to not only manage the incident, but support my officers. Many thanks to Travis and his team for this outstanding course!!!”

Brandon Ackney

Sergeant, Wisconsin

  • The Importance of Courageous Character
  • What Is Courageous Policy
  • How Courageous Leaders Recruit
  • What Is The “Power of One”
  • Why Media Relations Must Change
  • How To Eliminate The Circle of Chaos
  • How Community Policing Must Be Done
  • The Power of Courageous Communication
  • Using Data To Stop The Lies Against Law Enforcement 
  • How To Make Those You Influence The “Hero”
  • How To Change The Law Enforcement Culture
  • What Your Police Car Says About Your Agency
  • How Training Can Make You ‘Bulletproof’ 
  • And Much More…..

This dynamic, fast paced course is specifically designed for every rank and will prepare first responders to be courageous in their principles and it is that courage that will translate to a leadership model that can radically change the profession. Courageous Leadership focuses on practices and principles that the attendee can implement immediately, and will no doubt inspire each person to achieve greatness in whatever assignment they are in. Thousands of students can attest to the power in the principles taught in Courageous Leadership.



“It took me 53 years in law enforcement to attend a class like this.” 

Deputy Jerry Koester

“This class should be required for every single police officer in America.”  

Officer Jason Cummings

“Travis is the best in the business.  He is an innovator in the training community. His courses are not only research driven but state of the art education.”

Tony Scotti

Vehicle Dynamics Institute

“The best class I have been to in years and needs to be taught to all cops.  The instructor presented the material in an attention holding way and he is actually a cop….not some wanna be with a theory.” 


Mansfield (TX) Police Department

“This training that will save your life and you must have it!”


Oakland Police Department