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Houston TX PD – L.E.A.D.S. Law Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies

Houston TX Police Department
Houston Police Department Training Academy

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

De-escalation Certification for the Law Enforcement Professional!

This is a nationally recognized  conflict resolution de-escalation certification course.  The program is instructed within a classroom setting how to recognize aggression and not stimulate aggression.  Students learn Active De-escalation Strategies that can avoid escalating situations or resolve interactions by employing verbal influence techniques, de-escalation and communications methods. Officers learn how to influence behavior by deploying techniques that are proven to work in the “real world”. Officers are also instructed on how to document the de-escalation strategies. If it’s not in the report, it didn’t happen!    Instruction uses lectures, scenarios and demonstrations to facilitate retention.


  • Risk management for officer safety
  • Anger management and control techniques
  • How complaints are used against officers in litigation
  • Learn principles of emotional intelligence for law enforcement
  • 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
  • Identity different communications styles with appropriate response tactics
  • Learn methods of motivational interviewing skills
  • Learn methods of distraction to obtain tactical advantages
  • Learn to document de-escalation attempts and or success
  • Learn communication and physical strategies to de-escalate situations…plus more!

“I personally benefited from this training and I would highly recommend it for officers, police managers and attorneys who defend officers. Thank you for including me and my    fellow litigators in this valuable training.”  

Judith A. Hanson Assistant City Attorney – City of Saint

Presently Instructed in TX, MN, MI, FL, CT, RI, MA, ME, ND, MO, MD, PA, AK,

Houston TX Police Department
Houston Police Department Training Academy
17000 Aldine Westfield, Houston, TX 77073
Training Division, In-Service Training Unit
Phone: 832-394-2322 /


ONLY $125.00


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