139-11-010 - Definitions

139-11-010. Definitions

For the purposes of this section the term violence de-escalation means tactics, action, and communication methods used by officers to achieve the following objectives, when safe and feasible:

(1) Manage the pace of an interaction;

(2) Manage the distance between the officer and person involved;

(3) Utilize shielding to protect the officer and others from an imminent threat; and

(4) Engage in communication in order to increase options for resolving the incident and reduce the likelihood of injury to all parties involved.

(Adopted by WSR 19-13-011, Filed 6/7/2019, effective 7/8/2019)

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