This program is designed to enhance the female officer's confidence when responding to issues involving escalated use of force incidents. This is a hands-on, physical training course. Subjects covered will include use of force and how it pertains to female officers, strikes and kicks, ground work, and weapon retention. Topics on officer wellness will also be explored. The Gardner Police Department Response Tactics Team will conduct the training. Officers will learn, demonstrate, and apply the techniques in scenario-based training.