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San Rafael, CA – Law Enforcement Active Diffusion Strategies + Tactical Options

Marin County Sheriff’s Office – California
Bulletproof Street Encounters
Active Diffusion Strategies + Tactical Options
Oct 7th, 2015 / 0800 – 1700 Hours

Course was reviewed and APPROVED by the Department of Justice

A classroom based combat-confrontation conflict resolution avoidance course.  The program 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 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. This is a patrol communications and tactical options class all on one in one!

Understanding 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
Learn responses to Special Populations
Learn methods of motivational interviewing skills
Learn how police customer service benefits in court
Learn methods of distraction to obtain tactical high ground
Learn tactical relocation strategies when addressing superior power
Learn how to avoid communications that may be negative
Learn methods to re-direct the thought process through positive direction

Presently instructed in the states of MN, MI, FL,CT, RI, AZ, CO, MO, AZ

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 Paul

Hosting Contact
Bill Hernandez-Sergeant
Professional Standards-Training Manager
Marin County Sheriff’s Office
1600 Los Gamos Dr. #200 – San Rafael, CA 94903
Office: 415-473-7836


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