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Brooklyn Park MN -L.E.A.D.S. Law Enforcement Active Diffusion Strategies

This course is an easy to use communications class for street  confrontations that will assist to de-escalate engagements, reduce complaints, and liability, as well enhance officer survival!

This is a evidence based combat-confrontation conflict resolution avoidance course. The program is instructed within a classroom setting how to recognize aggression and not stimulate aggression.  Students learn Active Diffusion Strategies that can avoid escalating and resolve interactions by employing conflict management and tactical de-escalation methods.  Officers are instructed in officer safety tactical options when de-escalation does not work and how to deploy and coordinate successful strategies. Instruction uses lectures and               demonstrations to facilitate learning and retention.


  • Risk management for officer safety
  • How complaints are used against officers in litigation
  • 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
  • Learn how complaints against officers are used in court
  • Learn methods of motivational interviewing skills
  • Learn methods of distraction to obtain tactical advantages
  • Learn communication and physical strategies to de-escalate situations
  • Plus more!

Presently instructed in the states of MN, MI, FL,CT, RI, AZ, CO, MO, AZ, CA, AK, ND and MA
Approved by the United States Department of Justice


ONLY $125.00 Per Person, Please call 860.436.6975 for groups rates for more than 4 officers.

Hosted By
Brooklyn Park PD MN
5400 85th Ave. Brooklyn Park MN  55443
Contact: Ofc. Kent Nielsen
Phone 763.286.2469 / Email
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