Hyattsville Life & Times: Hyattsville police host national verbal defense training
July 11, 2015 — The Hyattville Life & Times published a story today about how the Hyattsville City Police Department partnered with Vistelar to host a four day instructor course on Verbal Defense and Influence.
According to HCPD, course topics included keeping conflict from escalating into confrontations, defusing confrontations and de-escalating violence.
The course had 26 students from such agencies as:
- Metro Transit Police Department
- Maryland Transit Administration Police Department
- Anne Arundel County Police Department
- National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
- U.S. Patent Office
… as well as from the Washington Post and other agencies in Delaware, New Jersey, Utah and Georgia.