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CT L.E.A.D.S. Law Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies Instructor Training

Connecticut Judicial Marshal Services
L.E.A.D.S. – Law Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies
3 Day – Instructor Training
Sept. 17 – 19, 2024  0830 – 1630

This is an award winning a nationally recognized  conflict resolution de-escalation certification course. The L.E.A.D.S. ™ Plus T – Law Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies Training  was  developed in 2007 and is being used throughout the United States. 

Through lectures, demonstrations, role play, and practical scenario applications, this course is an instructor level program designed  to qualify students in the L.E.A.D.S. ™ – Law      Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies . The course is classroom based to educate and train instructors in positive communications skills, effective de-escalation techniques, anger management and combat confrontation avoidance techniques. The course teaches how to recognize aggressive behaviors and keep them from  escalating. Students learn Active De-escalation Strategies that can avoid or resolve negative interactions by employing effective de-escalation methods. This course also discusses  tactical responses to use when diffusion tactics are inappropriate or ineffective and teaches distraction techniques that promote the success of tactical applications. 


  • learn how to turn negative communication into positive
  • identify professional benefits of respect
  • learn anger management techniques
  • learn effective verbal de-escalation strategies
  • community empowerment and partnership strategies
  • understand physiological changes during aggression
  • learn to use cognitive limitations for active diffusion
  • learn methods to redirect thought process through positive direction
  • communicate and respond to special populations
    ; (ex.-mental illness, autism, disabilities)
  • learn methods of motivational interviewing skills
  • learn tactically relocation strategies to delay confrontations
  • learn to build community partnerships through daily interactions
  • learn to conduct breakout sessions for roll playing exercises
  • learn communication and physical strategies to de-escalate situations
  • learn how de-escalation and or the lack of is used in litigation
  • teaching methodologies and adult learning principles and classroom and scenario facilitations
  • Learn communication and physical strategies to de-escalate situations…plus more!


FBI National Associates 2022 Science and Innovation Award
L.O.C.K.U.P. Arrest and Control Training  & 
L.E.A.D.S. Law Enforcement Active Diffusion

CT POSTC Approved


Course Flier

Judicial Marshal Academy
61 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT   06105
Contact Chief Justin Baldwin / 860-722-5880

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