Charles Huth is a Captain with the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department and has 25-years of law enforcement experience. He is currently assigned to the Chief’s Office and serves as the department’s Staff Inspection Officer. He is a former team leader for the Street Crimes Unit Tactical Enforcement Squad, and has coordinated and executed over 2500 high-risk tactical operations. Charles is a certified national trainer in defensive tactics, an expert witness in the field of police operations and reasonable force, and a Subject Matter Expert on police use of force. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Multi-Disciplinary Studies from Grantham University and an Associate’s Degree in Police Science from Park University.
Charles is a Senior Consultant for The Arbinger Institute. With offices in 20 countries, Arbinger is a recognized world-leader in improving organizational culture, conflict transformation, and changing mindset. Charles is an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri—Kansas City, and a part-time instructor at the Kansas City Missouri Police Leadership Academy. He serves as a consultant for the KCPD’s Office of General Counsel, the Missouri Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission, and the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. He is a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association and the National Tactical Officers Association.
Charles is the President and CEO of CDH Consulting L.L.C., a law enforcement consulting and training company, and serves as the Past-President of the National Law Enforcement Training Center, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to delivering effective training to law enforcement, corrections, security and military personnel.
Charles has 35-years of experience in the martial arts, with a background in competitive judo and kickboxing. He is the coauthor of Unleashing the Power of Unconditional Respect-Transforming Law Enforcement and Police Training-CRC Press (June 2010). Charles is a veteran of the United States Army. He resides in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife, Shelly, and can be reached at: Charles.firstname.lastname@example.org.