2017 Courses of Instruction

FORCE DE-ESCALATION, SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE, AND CRITICAL THINKING

  • May 17, 2017
  • August 8, 2017
  • October 16, 2017
  • December 13, 2017

Prerequisite: POST certified peace officers only

Course Description: The focus of this 2 hour course will be discussing and identifying strategies designed to generate voluntary compliance by de-escalating tense and potentially volatile situations through the use of tactical communication, rapport building and persuasion techniques.  Furthermore, emphasis will be placed on the utilization of critical thinking skills and social intelligence to enhance officer safety and avoid unnecessary confrontations.

Who Should Attend:

Cost:

  • $50 - tuition

Continuing Education Hours:

  • 2 hours of Legal Studies

Mineral Area College Credit:

  • None
Coordinator:
  • Sergeant Kirk Davis
  • 573-751-9947
  • For questions concerning enrollment:
    • Jeanette Ford
    • 573-751-3626 or jeanette.ford@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Application For Training