Force Science is the research and application of unbiased scientific principles and processes to determine the true nature of human behavior in high stress and deadly force encounters.
Staffed by a world-class team of physicians, psychologists, behavioral scientists, attorneys, and other leading professionals, the Force Science Institute is dedicated to the unbiased application and further study of 150 years of existing scientific research on a wide range of areas associated with human factors, including the intricacies of human movement, action/reaction times, how the mind works during rapidly unfolding events, and decision-making under stress.
The list continually grows as funding becomes available to explore new topics. Our research has already destroyed myths and discovered cold facts about some of the most controversial force issues, including, but not limited to:
Force Science Institute research and resources can be highly beneficial to professionals who need to stay up-to-date with practical, cutting-edge research surrounding human factors and use of force incidences. In-house scientific research has been used to aid with complex Internal Affairs investigations, grand jury hearings, civil suits, criminal cases, department use of force audits, training scenarios and other challenging situations where professional insights are needed. We have a detailed history of working directly with Law Enforcement Trainers, Administrator or Line Officers, Use of Force Investigators, Public Information Officers, Police Union Representatives, Judges, Prosecutors, Police Attorneys, Medical Examiners, and other professionals involved in force matters.