De-escalation skills and techniques are the cornerstone to crisis resolution and typically begin long before they are ever needed. Attendees in this course will be able to explain social, behavioral, legal, ethical and tactical considerations that are intended to de-escalate a situation or prevent escalation into an undesirable confrontation. Additionally, they will be able to describe methods to solicit and obtain cooperation from a potentially uncooperative but non-threatening subject.
Participants will exhibit fairness in policing while giving people a voice and performing law enforcement duties with impartiality and the necessary level of transparency to sustain and strengthen public trust.
Participants will be able to decide upon prescribed courses of action or techniques that will provide a greater level of safety in a variety of environments, events and situations.
Participants will also act in ways that support the needs of the community and profession, while carrying out the responsibilities of an officer and a member of their respective community.
Discuss and explain de-escalation techniques for addressing verbal and non-verbal non-compliance.
Identify social, behavioral, legal, ethical and tactical considerations that are intended to de-escalate a situation or prevent escalation into an undesirable confrontation.
Employ methods to solicit and obtain cooperation from a potentially uncooperative but non-threatening subject.
Apply ethical, legal, social and tactical considerations when communicating with individuals in difficult and tense situations.
Who Should Attend:
All public safety personnel
100% attendance and participation
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Session Detail: LE22222F
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