The potential for jiu jitsu to enable police officers to be better at their job is enormous. We often observe videos like trips and perfect stand up technique enabling men in nasty situations to defend themselves regardless of what side of the conflict they’re on.
However for Law Enforcement Officers there’s an obvious benefit to knowing ground work – aka Brazilian jiu-jitsu but for some police their knowledge of grappling is so bad that it can lead to some tragicomic incidents such as this one:
In this recent incident where a vandal was smashing his way through a store, a police officer was able to use fundamental Jiu Jitsu skills to take the vandal down and control him.
You can see some very nice knee on belly to armbar transitions.
The police officer , a true trained professional was calm and collected. An amateur would have used deadly or excessive force.