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Basic School Seats Available - Region 3

June 2, 2017

Seats are still available at the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy in Richmond, Texas June 19-23, 2017.

See below link for further details:

http://www.tahn.org/training/detail/244

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24nd Annual Southwestern Crisis Negotiations Training Conference

April 3, 2017

The 24th Annual Southwestern Crisis Negotiations Training will be held in Addison, Texas. Please visit http://www.tahn.org/content/annual_conference for more information.

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2016 TAHN Board Election- Candidate Message #2

December 17, 2016

This year the Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators Regional Vice President Region V position has two candidates running. Please see the below from candidate Matt Davidson.

TAHN Members,

I am running for Region V Vice President.  I started my career over 14 years ago with the Odessa Police Department, and have held the following positions: Patrol Officer & Corporal, Field Training Officer, Crisis Negotiator Team Member, Patrol Sergeant, Crisis Negotiator Sergeant, Na...

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2016 TAHN Board Election- Candidate Message #1

December 17, 2016

This year the Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators Regional Vice President Region V position has two candidates running. Please see the below from candidate Victor Rivera.

Dear fellow TAHN members,

Please consider keeping me as your Region 5 Vice President.
And, thank-you, it's been a privilege to be a member of your association's Board of Directors.

My purpose for wanting to continue in the Region 5 Vice President's position is t...

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Correction: You have not missed out yet!

November 1, 2016

It is not too late to register for the 2016 Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators Annual Conference.  Registration fee is now $375.

Registration is Sunday 1600-2000 and Monday 0730-0830.

Please see the attached schedule for the conference(subject to change). If you would like to play golf while in San Antonio please contact Anthony Cantu (210) 558-5502 and mention you are with the TAHN Conference to receive the $69.00 per round rate.

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You haven't missed out yet.

November 1, 2016

It is not too late to register for the 2016 Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators Annual Conference.  Registration fee is now $375.

Registration is Sunday 1600-2000 and Monday 0730-0830.

Please see the attached schedule for the conference(subject to change).

Brent Sheets 

Vice President of Public Relations

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It's not too late to register!

October 19, 2016

It is not too late to register for the 2016 Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators Annual Conference. The deadline to reserve a room at the La Cantera Hotel and Resort has been extended until Friday October 21, 2016. 

Also on October 31, 2016 the conference registration fee goes from $350 to $375. 

 

Brent Sheets 
Vice President of Public Relations

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2016 TAHN Conference

October 10, 2016

There is a limited number of rooms availible for this year's conference. The deadline to reserve a room at the La Cantera Hotel and Resort for the 2016 TAHN Conference is October 19, 2016. 

Also on October 31, 2016 the conference registration fee goes from $350 to $375. 

Brent Sheets 
Vice President of Public Relations

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TAHN Scholarship 2016

September 29, 2016

As a benefit for the membership, the Board of Directors selects put to 3 college students for scholarship opportunities from the association.

There is still time to enter your depenant or child for the $1000 TAHN scholarship this year.  Please see the TAHN website for details and send your scholarship entry to Thad Sarton at Thad.Sarton@HoustonPolice.org

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2016 Awards Announcement

September 29, 2016

The 2016 TAHN Conference is fast approaching. Each year the TAHN Board of Directors solicits nominations for Awards and Commendations. Please send any nominations for Awards and Commendations to Thad Sarton. Please see the TAHN website for more information regarding Award and Commendations requirements.

Thad.Sarton@HoustonPolice.Org

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2016 TAHN Conference Schedule

September 25, 2016

Please be aware that registration is open for the 23rd Annual Training Conference.  The conference will be at the La Cantera Resort and Spa in San Antonio.  Training will be held November 7th-11th, 2016.  Please visit our website www.tahn.org for registration information located under Annual Conference.  We look forward to seeing everyone again this year.

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23rd Annual Training Conference

August 18, 2016

Please be aware that registration is open for the 23rd Annual Training Conference.  The conference will be at the La Cantera Resort and Spa in San Antonio.  Training will be held November 7th-11th, 2016.  Please visit our website www.tahn.org for registration information located under Annual Conference.  We look forward to seeing everyone again this year.

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June Region VI Basic

April 29, 2016

The Basic Hostage course in Region VI schduled in June is still open for registration.

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Region I Vacancy

February 15, 2016

After much discussion and consideration the TAHN Board of Directors has decided to split Region I into two separate Regions. This decision was made to better serve the members of the association and to provide quality training to the members of Region 1 and the newly created Region 8. 

Letters of interest are being accepted for the vacancy of Region I Vice President of Training. A person may be appointed to fill the unexpired term.  Letters should be sub...

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Region I Vice President

January 8, 2016

The Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators would like to welcome Ranger Don Stoner as the new Region I Vice President. Don has been in law enforcement for more than 20 years. Don also serves as Assistant Team Leader for DPS Region 1 Negotiation Team.

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2015 TAHN Board Election Results

December 19, 2015

The Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators would like to thank all of those that participated in the 2015 election. Attached are the results of the election.

Your 2015 Board of Directors:

President-Brandon Pierpoint
Vice President of Membership-Kimberly Orts                        
Vice President – Public Relations-Brent Sheets
Vice President of Training-Kenny Taylor
Secretary-Greg Martin

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Region I Vice President of Training Vacancy

December 6, 2015

Letters of interest are being accepted for the vacancy of Region I Vice President of Training.   A person may be appointed to fill the unexpired term.  Letters should be submitted  no later than December 18th.  Letters may be submitted to Brandon Pierpoint at bpierpoint@co.lubbock.tx.us

 

Brandon Pierpoint

Lubbock County Sheriff's Office

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2015 TAHN Board Election- Candidate Message #2

November 24, 2015

This year the Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators Vice President of Training position has two candidates running. Please see the attached bio from candidate Kenny Taylor.

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2015 TAHN Board Election- Candidate Message #1

November 24, 2015

This year the Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators Vice President of Training position has two candidates running. Please see the attached bio from candidate Michael Harriston.

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Registraiont Deadline 22nd Annual Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators Conference

October 28, 2015

The registration deadline is fast approaching. Please register prior to November 1st. After November 1st the conference fee will increase to $375.

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