Region 2 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
-A full day of Realistic Scenarios and Scenario Training
August 1-5, 2022
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tyler Police Department (Faulkner Sub Station)
574 W. Cumberland
Tyler, TX. 75703
For more information or registration questions contact.
Lt. Clayton Taylor
Smith County Sheriff’s Office
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