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40-Hour Hostage Negotiations Course

The 40 hour course which is designed to teach new negotiators the basics of hostage negotiations. Upon completion of this course the new negotiator will have a full understanding of all aspects of hostage negotiations and will be able to function in any role of a hostage negotiator team. This course meets standards set forth by TCOLE and by the State of Texas for wiretap warrants.

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

Hosted by TAHN Region 3
VP Angie Strachan
Angie.strachan@leaguecitytx.gov
City Cell: 281-386-2798