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Author: Matt Loeslie

De-Escalate vs Gaining Compliance

Before examining a de-escalation tactic at the end of this article, we have to define the boundaries in which de-escalation can occur. IS DE-ESCALATION POSSIBLE? I once conducted a traffic stop involving a stolen vehicle with a driver who was drunk and fled from me on foot after the vehicle stopped. When I caught up to the suspect, he was confrontational and resisted arrest. I am convinced there was not a de-escalation strategy in the world which could have gained the suspect’s cooperation. The only way this situation could have ended without a struggle is if I just decided...

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