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Bail Office and Field Situational Awareness

Bail Office and Field Situational Awareness
January 16, 2015
Staff Professional Development 

This is a classroom based combat-confrontation avoidance course.  Based upon the L.O.C.K.U.P.® combat system, it teaches within a classroom setting how to recognize aggression and to not stimulate aggression.  Students learn Active Diffusion Strategies that can avoid or resolve interactions by employing tactical de-escalation methods or distraction techniques that promote successful tactical applications.  Instruction uses lectures, demonstrations, scenario building and role play.

  • Identifying indications of hostility through body language
  • Identify professional benefits of active diffusion strategies
  • Learn methods of effective verbal de-escalation strategies
  • Understanding physiological changes during aggression
  • Learn to use cognitive limitations for active diffusion
  • Learn methods to re-direct the thought process through positive direction
  • Learn the importance of professional posturing
  • Identity different communications styles with appropriate response tactics
  • Learn methods of motivational interviewing skills
  • Learn methods of distraction to obtain communication advantages
  • Learn communication and physical strategies to de-escalate situations
  • Learn how to avoid communications that may be negative


State of CT Judicial Branch
CSSD Training Academy
New Britain CT
Dean Calderoni

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