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L.E.A.D.S. + T - Law Enforcement Active Diffusion Strategies Plus Tactical Options

  • Date and Time: Monday, July, 11, 2016, 0800 - 1600.
  • Location: The Winooski Educational Center 70 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05404
  • Registration: Download the registration paperwork and fax to Ms. Tammy Lynn LaBonte, 860. 436.9822 
  • Cost: 125.00 Per Student (Group Discounts Available)
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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 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!