Course detail: Officer De-Escalation Techniques

In today's world, Law Enforcement Officers must be efficient physically, mentally and verbally. This class is designed to give today's Police Officers the tools needed to effectively communicate with citizens in a way that everyone is safe and situations are handled with the highest amount of respect and professionalism. 

Core Competencies:

  • Participants will develop verbal techniques that will assist them in their dealing with the public.
  • Participants will acquire tools and develop techniques intended to keep the public, suspects and officers safe in stressful situations.

Course Objectives:
  • To consider verbal and non-verbal communication methods  
  • To understand and practice effective active listening skills   
  • To communicate in clear, respectful and non-judgmental ways
Instructional Methods:
  • Lecture
  • Scenarios
Who Should Attend:
  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Correction Personnel
Course Requirements:
  • 100% attendance and participation

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 Session Detail: LE22353F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 03/08/22 and ending on 03/09/22
Times: 08:00am - 05:00pm
Registration Fee : $35.00


NOTE: This is a two-day training event. Please dress in layers as the temperature in the room may be difficult to adjust. Participants are responsible for their travel, meals and lodging.


Name Additional Resources
Greg Pruett

Facility Detail

Lawrence Police Department Training Room
4820 Bob Billings Pkwy
Lawrence, KS 66049

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $10.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 10 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.