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Duluth, MN – LEADS +T Law Enforcement Active Diffusion Strategies + Tactical Options


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Duluth MN Police Department
L.E.A.D.S. +T – Law Enforcement Active Diffusion Strategies + Tactical Options
February 1st,  2016

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 classroom 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 or 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.


· Understanding the principals of 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 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 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, MO
Course Reviewed and Approved by the Department of Justice


Sgt. Robert Shene – Duluth Police Department

2030 North Arlington Ave.  Duluth MN 55811

218-730-5499 (office)



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