Decision Making: Foundation of Reasonable Force

Enhance Decision Making Under Stress

Few topics in law enforcement cause more public scrutiny than police use of force. This evidence-based course examines the factors affecting decision making under stress and provides practical tools to make reasonable use of force decisions, while simultaneously increasing officer safety. Through guided discussion, video analysis and case studies, participant will explore:

  • Current Use of Force Trends
  • Legal Foundations of Reasonable Force
  • The Science of Human Performance and Decision Making
  • Improving Decision Making Under Stress
  • CYA: Can You Articulate?
  • Surviving the Aftermath of a Force Incident

Appropriate Audience: Sworn, Corrections, Trainers, Investigators, Supervisors 

Class Length: 8 hours. 

Upcoming Courses


Event Venue Date
Decision Making: Foundation of Reasonable Force Ohio: Independence
  • March 9, 2022 8:00 am
Decision Making: Foundation of Reasonable Force Tennessee: Cleveland
  • September 14, 2022 8:00 am

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