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Are De-Escalation Policies Dangerous?

October 14, 2017

The origins of today’s concepts of de-escalation derive from the evolution of crisis communications. While these concepts are practical and effective in some situations, they are useless and even dangerous in others.

Chicago Police Adopt De-Escalation in Sweeping Change to Use-Of-Force Policy

May 18, 2017
The Chicago Police Department announced Wednesday a sweeping change to its use-of-force policy, embracing the concept of de-escalation during critical incidents.

De-Escalation is Nothing New

April 24, 2017
Perhaps the value of the loud noise about de-escalation is to re-emphasize the need to conduct intense training that teaches us to distinguish between those challenging incidents where it is wise to wait, talk, get backup, get nonlethal weapons, get a supervisor, and make a plan versus those incidents where it is proper to take the risk, rush in, and save the life.

L.A. Police Commission Adopts New Rules for LAPD Officers to Reduce Shootings

April 18, 2017
The Los Angeles Police Commission voted Tuesday to require officers to try, whenever possible, to defuse tense encounters before firing their guns — a policy shift that marks a significant milestone in the board's attempts to curb shootings by police.

Denver Police Rewriting Use-of-Force Policy to Emphasize Minimal Force

October 27, 2016
The Denver Police Department says it is rewriting its use-of-force policy to reflect progressive policies recommended by national policing experts. More Here.

Video: Denver Police Rewriting Use-of-Force Policy to Emphasize Minimal Force

October 27, 2016
The Denver Police Department says it is rewriting its use-of-force policy to reflect progressive policies recommended by national policing experts.

Los Angeles Police Commission Tells Officers to Run Away, or Else

September 22, 2016
It sure must be easy to talk about “redeploying” an officer’s position while sipping a Diet Coke or bottled water while sitting in a police-guarded, air-conditioned room, in a cushy office chair, watching the events unfold in slow motion on a big-screen TV.

LAPD Honors Officers for Bravery and Restraint

September 9, 2016
On Thursday, Lopez and Officer Bryan Waggener were recognized for their judgment and restraint, joining a group of 25 officers who became the LAPD’s first recipients of a new award: the Preservation of Life medal.

Minneapolis Officers to Team Up with Mental Health Pros on EDP Calls

September 7, 2016
As police forces across the country re-evaluate their practices regarding encounters with people with mental health problems, Minneapolis authorities plan to pair officers with mental health specialists on emergency calls involving such problems.

Who Really Should Take De-Escalation Training?

August 12, 2016

It’s not the police, it’s the public who are ignorant of the law and need additional civil rights and civil responsibility education.

Minneapolis PD Revises Force Policy to Emphasize De-Escalation

August 9, 2016
Minneapolis police officers will be trained to exhaust all reasonable means in defusing potentially violent encounters before resorting to force, under new department rules unveiled Monday.

Congresswoman Proposes National Standard for De-escalation Training and Use of Force

May 13, 2016
“We want our officers using force really that [is] proportional to the situation,” Moore said in an interview on Wednesday. “This is about giving police officers additional training assets with regard to encounters that don’t necessarily have to end up with a use of deadly force.”

De-Escalation Training: Learning to Back Off

March 2, 2016

De-escalation training is not new nor innovative. The philosophy behind the training is that officers need to take every opportunity to slow down a situation when possible.

Philly Police Training Emphasizes De-Escalation Tactics

January 25, 2016
Sergeant Kenneth Gill–a police academy instructor–says the training is designed to teach police officers how to de-escalate emotionally charged confrontations. More Here.

Video: Philly Police Training Emphasizes De-Escalation Tactics

January 25, 2016
Sergeant Kenneth Gill–a police academy instructor–says the training is designed to teach police officers how to de-escalate emotionally charged confrontations.
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