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FL – L.E.A.D.S. Law Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies & Use Of Force Coaching

FL – L.E.A.D.S. Law Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies & Use of Force Coaching

L.E.A.D.S. Law Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies & Use of Force Coaching
for Field Training Officers

Rhode Island Municipal Police Academy
March 23 -24, 2023
0830 – 1630 Hours

Our Field Training Officers are our PRIMARY coaches and INSTRUCTORS but are often not any more trained in de-escalation and use of force than the recruit they are training. De-escalation strategies, use of force mitigation, analysis, investigation, and training is a complex continually evolving issue. This 2-day training session is designed for Field Training Officers. The training will examine the how to apply de-escalation strategies in the real world, how to document those de-escalation tactics and force mitigation strategies. How to make use of force decisions, selection appropriate actions and report accurately.


  • Understand how implicit biases can affect perceptions and behavior
  • Identifying indications of hostility through body language
  • How to avoid communications that may be negative and make positive
  • 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
  • Identify evidence-based characteristics associated with excited delirium
  • Identifying Agitated Chaotic Events
  • Learn methods of motivational interviewing skills
  • Learn use of force definitions and proper terminology
  • Discuss Quantum of force and how it apply to force options
  • What information do you want to track and how will it be used
  • Discuss factors needed for analysis of a use of force incident
  • Quantifying use of force deployments
  • Coaching de-escalation techniques
  • Adaptive decision making under stress
  • Instructing and coaching methods
  • Documentation on Daily Observation Reports

Course Flier

ONLY $395.00

Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy
1762 Louisquisset Pike – Lincoln, RI 02865
Contact – Stephen A. Lombardi
Director of Continuing Education       401-205-1678 







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