Law Enforcement

De-Escalation & Tactical Decision Making for Patrol (In-Classroom Format)

Jun 1 2021 - Jun 3 2021


This training is designed to introduce students to the eleven cognitive skills identified in the Cognitive Task Analysis for the law enforcement domain and to improve decision making abilities of novice officers as well as officer safety best practices. The training will also benefit Field Training Officers to better evaluate new officers in FTO for their decision-making ability. This course provides updated legislative content of Penal Code Section 835a.

***Please note that a Laptop is required for this course.***

Designed For

Patrol Officers within their first five years, as well as seasoned officers and FTO's




Meeting days/times

Tuesday 6/1/21 through Thursday 6/3/21 from 8am to 5pm


Fees Waived

POST CCN: 2540-20182-20-002

Late Cancellation Fee

Courtesy Cancellation Deadline 5/14/21

Payment Information

All classes require full payment or a designated deposit at time of reservation. We accept Visa and MasterCard (a transaction fee of 2% will apply), cash, money order and cashier’s checks (made payable to SBRPSTC). Agency billing may also be arranged. Financial aid and VA benefits may be available.

*ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. When possible, students will be advised of any fee changes prior to course start date. Tuition fee increases made at any time by the State Chancellor’s office may require collection of additional fees from students.

Students who have not lived in California for at least one (1) year and (1) day prior to start of college semester or do not meet other college criteria may be considered “out-of-state” students, and subject to additional fees to the ones listed above. Please check with our staff for details and exact costs.


Agency personnel: please phone in (or email to: the following information:

  • Class Requested
  • Agency Name
  • Training Officer (TO) Name
  • TO's Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Attendee Name(s), Email Address, DOB
  • Method of payment if applicable

Self-sponsored students: Contact our main office at (408) 229-4299 to register. Be prepared to submit full or partial payment, depending on the class

Non-U.S. Citizens: If you are not a U.S. citizen but have a Permanent Resident card, email a copy of the front and back of the card (indicate the class in which you are registering) to:

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All classes require full payment due by or before the first day of class. Out of consideration for people who are on a waiting list, your reservation must be cancelled no later than 30 days prior to first day of class. After the 30-day cancellation period, students/agencies will forfeit a minimum of $50 for materials expenses associated with unexcused cancellations. Substitutions or transfer of your reservation to another student is permitted upon approval.

Course Cancellation by South Bay

Each class has a minimum enrollment requirement. If the minimum enrollment is not reach for the course three weeks prior to the beginning of the class, the class may be cancelled and any deposits/payments will be refunded in full.