This program is meant for first-response professionals and is designed to give them the necessary skills to accurately assess individual actions during potentially violent confrontations and, when feasible, defuse them with easy-to-grasp tactics that will avoid use-of-force crises. The course uses science to help law enforcement officers enhance their de-escalation efforts. The scientific principles are meant for application in officer training and in the field.
People who complete this course will be able to apply an understanding of human factors and performance research to challenging situations with individuals in the midst of a crisis. Comprehending the most effective resolutions to such encounters is beneficial for all parties, and equipping officers with as much knowledge as possible about these scenarios is a way to promote the safety of everyone involved.
Students who successfully complete the one-day training will be able to:
Principles of Realistic De-Escalation has been certified for eight hours of Continued Law Enforcement Education (CLEE) credits through the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) for their National Certification Program (NCP) review for POST accreditation.
IADLEST NCP accreditation is currently accepted in 35 states. The presence of NCP endorsement on a course demonstrates that the materials have been approved by an approval body specifically aiming to raise the quality standards of ongoing law enforcement officer training throughout the country. Therefore, departmental leaders can be confident in arranging such classes for their officers.
Law enforcement departments interested in agency-wide training can host this program for their officers. Click the button below and fill out some basic information to get started. Our training coordinator will contact you within a few business days to review class options, pricing and hosting requirements.