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Funded and approved by the U.S. DOJ COPS Office

Premier Police Training, in partnership with the U.S. DOJ COPS Office and the Center for Public Safety Innovation at St. Petersburg College (CPSI), is pleased to offer eligible agencies de-escalation training.

To learn more about hosting this
grant-funded training, email
Office@PremierPoliceTraining.com
or call (605) 220-2280

Confident Non-Escalation®:

Street-Level De-Escalation for Patrol Officers and Supervisors

3-day (24 hour) course available in-person

Everything presented in this course is directly applicable to your job as a patrol officer or supervisor. This course identifies and prevents common and costly mistakes made by officers that result in lawsuits, lost careers, and community unrest.  

 The proven techniques and strategies in this de-escalation/non-escalation training help officers stay out of trouble. 

 As an officer, do you know your authority throughout every step of a police-citizen contact, or do you think you know? There is a crucial difference between the two! Research shows officers often believe they’re doing things properly when, in fact, they’re not.

 Learn to respond calmly and confidently if challenged during stops

  • Master doing things right to increase effectiveness on the street
  • Develop critical skills to gain voluntary compliance and avoid force
  • Prevent unlawful stops, frisks, and arrests
  • Improve use-of-force decision-making & articulation skills
  • Learn eye-opening things about Terry stops, Terry frisks, arrest, police use of force, and duty to intervene
  • And SO MUCH MORE

 Based upon community policing and procedural justice and supported by case law, this highly rated course can significantly reduce the chance of lawsuits against officers and their agencies.

 This training is imperative for officer success in today’s volatile environment!

De-Escalation for Today’s Officer:
Advancing Community Policing and Procedural Justice

1-day (8 hour) course available online or in person

This course is an 8-hour view of our highly rated 24-hour course titled Confident Non-Escalation: Street-Level De-Escalation for Patrol Officers and Supervisors. This 8-hour version touches on many of the topics covered in the full course yet meets the time restrictions of busy agencies.

Techniques and strategies taught in this course are key to obtaining voluntary compliance, and they work!

Increase skills to respond calmly and confidently if challenged during stops, and learn eye-opening things about Terry stops, arrest, police use of force, and duty to intervene.

Based upon community policing and procedural justice, this training helps reduce the chance of lawsuits against officers and their agencies. It can also increase or restore community trust in law enforcement and save the careers of otherwise good and decent officers.

De-Escalation for Today’s Officer:
Advancing Community Policing and Procedural Justice (Train-the-Trainer)

3-day (24 hour) course available in person

This Train-the-Trainer course teaches attendees how to train our 8-hour De-Escalation for Today’s Officer: Advancing Community Policing and Procedural Justice course to officers within their own agency. 

Learn how to teach our de-escalation/non-escalation techniques and strategies. They are key to obtaining voluntary compliance, and they work!  This train-the-trainer course also identifies and prevents the most common and costly mistakes made by officers.

Based upon the principles of community policing and procedural justice, this training can significantly reduce the chance of lawsuits against officers and their agencies. It can also increase or restore community trust in law enforcement and save the careers of otherwise good and decent officers.

De-Escalation: A New Perspective for Law Enforcement Leaders

4-hour presentation available online or in person

This presentation is for chiefs, sheriffs, and administrators who are looking for ways to better protect and serve their officers, agencies, and communities.

Learn the real issues harming our profession and how to prevent common and costly mistakes made by officers.

Based on the tenets of community policing and procedural justice, participants will be led on a step-by-step journey to unleashing the full potential of expanded de-escalation training and protect their officers and agencies from lawsuits and community unrest.

This training is needed now more than ever!