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St. Petersburg College FL – L.E.A.D.S. Law Enforcement Active Diffusion Strategies

St. Petersburg College, Southeastern Public Safety Institute
Lt. Kevin Dillon (ret)
L.E.A.D.S. + T – Law Enforcement
Active Diffusion Strategies Plus Tactical Options
Friday, Oct. 27 *** 0800-1700

This is 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.

Risk management for officer safety
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 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 Paul

Local Contact— Paul J. Andrews
Host: Southeastern Public Safety Institute
Location of Training: St. Petersburg College Allstate Center
3400 34th Street South, Room #AC103
Phone: 727.341.4494 —

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