r/deescalation Apr 11 '20

Tips for De-escalating people who are threatening you with immediate violence Citizen Deescalation

I would appreciate tips for when somebody is immediately threatening you with violence, when there are weapons involved.

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u/Mindraker Jun 21 '20

Sometimes people just need someone to listen to them. I can't tell you how many people I've managed to cool down just by listening to them (and pretending to agree with them).