Concepts and Tactics for Survival (CATS) "Training for Balanced Performance"

Concepts & Tactics for Survival
4605 Trilogy Park Trail
Hoschton, GA 30548
phone:  (540) 220-8930
fax:  (866) 615-2262

Dr. Phil Hayden

Dr. Philip Hayden has spent years involved in many aspects of law enforcement and security.  While in the United States Army, he was trained in infantry and demolitions and went through airborne, ranger, pathfinder, jungle and sniper schools.  He received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star for Valor and the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroic actions in Vietnam.

Since the early 1970s, Dr. Hayden worked as a Supervisory Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a case agent where he was involved in criminal cases, organized crime, and foreign counterintelligence.  He also served as a program manager and tactical instructor at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.  Dr. Hayden has certifications in Tactics and Defensive Tactics, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), Crisis Management, Firearms and Hostage Negotiation.  Through his many years of experience, training and instructing, he has designed, developed and implemented lesson plans on subjects ranging from making arrests and handling subjects to tactical air operations.  Dr. Hayden has authored numerous law enforcement articles and produced a variety of videos on law enforcement techniques.

For the past decade, Dr. Hayden has used his knowledge and experience as an expert witness specializing in areas of law enforcement such as use of force, arrest procedures and tactical training.  He has coordinated and directed training for police officers and designed programs for national and international police officer safety and survival courses.  As a private consultant, Dr. Hayden has conducted security assessments and designed security analysis programs for the public and private sectors.  He has also lectured and been a keynote and motivational speaker at national and international police conferences, colleges and universities. 

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