Offered in one, two or three day formats
Students are shown how perceptions can seriously impact officer conduct and cause development of inappropriate responses.
The examination of verbal and non verbal clues to alert the officer of impending violence serves to allow for the diffusing of situations with minimal application of force. Officers are shown through class exercise and video demonstration circumstances and situations reinforcing the lecture material.
At the Conclusion, Participants Will Have Learned How To:
Recognize the role Phenomenlogical thought, perceptions, plays in creating a survival mentality.
- Recognize non-verbal communication, with specific references to gestures most often present prior to assault or escape behaviors.
- Understand the Trilogy of Warning signs that generally indicate that the presence of violence or the propensity for violence is present in others.
- Utilize conscious and subconscious rapport building to create a positive or negative environment.
- Manipulate proxemics for utmost benefits.
- How to use their posture and communication style for maximum results in diffusing conflict.
- Add techniques to diffuse hostility and violence in the early stages of development to their interpersonal skills.
- Articulate warning signals and indicators that justify using force following a continuum of force model.