The Future of De-Escalation Training for Law Enforcement

March 10, 2021
3:00pm - 4:15pm

Register to attend this special webinar presentation with Dr. Damon Ing, retired Law Enforcement Officer and Lead Coordinator of the Tarrant County College Law Enforcement Academy in Fort Worth, Texas. This presentation will discuss the complex concept of de-escalation training in modern police departments. Dr. Ing will highlight where de-escalation training is headed and how it can help officers understand alternatives to an immediate gravitation to the use of force. This can, in turn, reduce department liability, increase officer knowledge and understanding of human interaction, and result in a safer community as a whole.

Attend this webinar with Dr. Ing to explore the following:

  • How de-escalation training can fit into the department’s budget and overall strategic planning
  • Possible ways of implementing a de-escalation program in your department
  • Discuss and network with law enforcement professional and ask questions pertaining to de-escalation training


Dr. Damon Ing is retired from law enforcement after 20 years of service. Currently, he is the Lead Coordinator of the Tarrant County College Law Enforcement Academy located at the Public Safety Training Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Ing graduated from the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley with a Doctorate in Education and has a variety of law enforcement certifications. Dr. Ing has been instructing police academies in the region for over a decade. He teaches a variety of classes including: Taser, Firearms, Supervision Courses, Code of Criminal Procedure, Crime Scene Investigation, Transportation code, Penal Code, Building Search, Media and public relations, Defensive Tactics, Victims of Crime, and Death Investigation.

Dr. Ing is a graduate of the Texas Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) Class #79, is a Certified Public Manager (CPM) from Texas State University, and a graduate from the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) School of Police Supervision Class #189. He is also a peer reviewer for a variety of articles, books, and publications. In addition to his duties as a coordinator, he owned his own law enforcement education consulting business for the last 23 years.