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T3 - Tact, Tactics, and Trust Training

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Atlanta Police Training Academy

Atlanta, GA

This free course will focus on T3, the only police training in the country that integrates tactical and social skills in a single, realistic context. T3 is the official de-escalation training and technical assistance program offered through the Bureau of Justice Assistance VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Initiative. T3 provides interactive, no-nonsense training that gives officers a set of proven tactical, social, and psychological tools for dealing safely and effectively with dynamic face-to-face interactions on the street.

T3 was developed by the same team that created and led the "Good Stranger" program, a major military initiative to improve service members' ability to interact with strangers in high-risk, low-trust encounters. All T3 instructors are experienced police or military veterans.

Topics in the T3 Basic Class:
- Seven Core Principles of Tact, Tactics, and Trust
- Controlling the Deadly Mix
- Improving Immediate and Long-Term Officer Safety
- "Graham-Plus:" Strengthening Your Legal "Body Armor"
- Tactical Decision Exercises (TDEs)
- Interactive Scenario: Safely Controlling Unpredictable People
- "GIRing-In" - How to Rapidly Assess and Engage Strangers
- "Sul-Talk" - Effective Control of People at Gunpoint

Date Created: February 3, 2021