Aquil Basheer

Aquil Basheer

Basheer has been described as “One of the Nation’s most premier Violence Intermediation Professionals, Elite Public Safety Experts and Hard Core Gang Intervention Specialists” In Society Today. He is recognized as being at the top of a league of pinnacle specialists in area of discipline and acknowledged as one of the most accomplished authorities in this field of expertise. He instructs & consults worldwide, has founded Maximum Force Enterprises and the Professional Community Intervention Training Institute, (PCITI); (the nation’s first “practitioner based’ professionally certifying 18-week Community Violence Intercession-Gang Intervention Institute)

His training sessions have garnered international attention and support, having traveled the world over to train specialty teams in Brazil, SWAT teams from Argentina, elite executive protection specialists from Africa, private Crisis Elimination teams from London, public safety experts from Beijing, Hong Kong & Shanghai, Gang Intersession specialists in El Salvador and Emergency Responders/Peacekeeping Intervention experts all over the United States.

He is the brainchild of celebrated “Maximum Force Enterprises” and the “Professional Community Intervention Training Institute” (PCITI); the first professionally certifying 18-week Community Violence Intercession-Gang Intervention Institute

A nationally read syndicated columnist who’s column “Street Survival 101” was one of the most widely read columns in the nation at its height. He is a published author who’s soon to be released critically acclaimed book “Peace in the Hood” sets the standard for hard core community based violence intervention.

Aquil has appeared in countless documentaries and short films pieces including “Bloods and Crips”, Gangland, Made In America, and the soon to be released “License To Operate” documentary which he has a starting role.

He has received awards and honors much too numerous to list including the prestigious “California Peace Prize” 


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