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Wed, Jun 21

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Pueblo County Sheriff's Office EOC

Subconscious Communication: Detecting Danger Co-Sponsored by Rocky Mountain HIDTA and Spotting Lies, Inc

The examination of verbal and non verbal clues to alert the officer of impending violence serves to allow for the diffusing of situations with minimal application of force. Officers are shown through class exercise and video demonstration circumstances and situations *No Lodging/Per Diem*

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Subconscious Communication: Detecting Danger Co-Sponsored by Rocky Mountain HIDTA  and Spotting Lies, Inc
Subconscious Communication: Detecting Danger Co-Sponsored by Rocky Mountain HIDTA  and Spotting Lies, Inc

Time & Location

Jun 21, 2023, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office EOC, 101 W 10th St, Pueblo, CO 81003, USA

Class Description

Students are shown how perceptions can seriously impact officer conduct and cause development of inappropriate responses.

The examination of verbal and non verbal clues to alert the officer of impending violence serves to allow for the diffusing of situations with minimal application of force. Officers are shown through class exercise and video demonstration circumstances and situations reinforcing the lecture material.

At the conclusion of this training our participants will:

  • Identify and overcome the three barriers the subconscious mind uses to avoid cooperation or inhibit dialogue 
  • Understand the basics of gathering information and the rules for detecting deception in conversation 
  • Utilize a 10 step interview process and a 5 step scientific interrogation process to gather information 
  • Understand how to successfully use question types to meet the individual needs of the listener 
  • Recognize the key verbal phrases that indicate deception is present and have responses to counter them  
  • Learn how to match specific themes with the wants, needs, strengths and weaknesses of a suspect 
  • Discover how to successfully use body language for rapport building and deception detection
  • Realize the importance of using their own communication skills to encourage cooperation from others 
  • Analyze statements more successfully and utilize affirmative tactics to solicit truthful responses
  • Articulate more successfully their process to avoid court challenges and to establish reasonable suspicion 
  • Appreciate the need to conduct oneself ethically and professionally in gathering information from others

THIS TRAINING IS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ONLY-IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED 

Instructor is Dr. Steven A. Rhoads, Chief of Police, Retired

COST:  FREE

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