De-Escalation Training Center


Topics Covered:

    De-Escalation Practitioner Course
  • Promoting a professional image
  • Building a rapport
  • Reducing liability
  • Effecting behavior of others
  • Understanding tactical communication
  • Communication strategies

Course Hours:

    This course is an 8 hour training.

Program Links:

[ Program Page ]


Aug 29, 2023

Course Cost:

All courses available from the De-Escalation Training Center are currently offered at NO COST to law enforcement officers, through partnerships with the DOJ COPS Office.

Location Information:

Gaston Visitor Center
153 Dam Overlook Ln,
Bull Shoals, AR 72619

This course, De-Escalation Practitioner, is taught by Jason Taylor, of Blue Shield Tactical Systems -

For more information, contact:

Garreth Tiefenbach, Director of the De-Escalation Training Center
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2417
Phone: (936) 294-3485

Cancellation Policy:

Registered participants who are unable to attend may submit a request for a substitution attendee no later than 7 days prior to event date. All attendance information will be reported to sponsoring agency. Lack of attendance by registered participants in COPS sponsored trainings may disqualify agencies from future COPS trainings.