De-escalation training in U.S. police academies

De-escalation training to reduce the potential volatility of police encounters varies widely across the country, according to a News21 analysis of the Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2018 Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies survey. To see reported training hours, zoom in to the city and click on the academy.

SOURCE: Bureau of Justice Statistics | (Data analysis by Reagan Creamer/News21)