Region 7 40 Hour Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Course

This 40-hour course is designed to introduce the skillsets to prepare LE personnel in becoming crisis/hostage negotiators. Upon completion of this course, the new negotiator will have an essential understanding of team roles of crisis/ hostage negotiations and should be able to perform in any role of a hostage negotiator team member. This course meets standards set forth by TCOLE and by the State of Texas for wiretap warrants. The cost of the class is $100 for TAHN members and $140 for non-TAHN members ($40 of this will go toward a TAHN membership).

The course covers the following and more:
-History of Negotiations
-Characteristics of a Negotiable Incident and Stages of an Incident
-Active Listening and Communication Skills
-Handling Demands, Effects of Time
-Recognizing Psychological, Mental and Emotional disorders, how to recognize them and deal with them, including Stockholm Syndrome
-The Effects of Stress, Stages of Stress and Stress in the Hostage Situation
-Team Structure
-Intelligence Coordination
-A full day of Realistic Scenarios and Scenario Training

April 25-29, 2022
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence
South Texas College
3901 South Cage Boulevard
Pharr, Texas 78577

TAHN Member $100 Click Here
Non-TAHN Member $140 Click Here
(includes 1 year TAHN Membership)

For more information or registration questions contact.
Region 7 VP -Pedro M. Fuentes Jr.
1901 Bob Bullock Loop
Laredo, Texas 78043
Ph: 956-728-2272