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Region 1 40 Hour Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Course

This 40-hour course introduces the skillsets to prepare LE personnel to become crisis/hostage negotiators. Upon completing this course, the new negotiator will have an essential understanding of team roles in crisis/ hostage negotiations and should be able to perform in any hostage negotiator team member role. This course meets standards set forth by TCOLE and by the State of Texas for wiretap warrants. The class cost is $300 which includes a 1-year 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

When:
February 26- March 1, 2024
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where:
Rowlett Fire training facility
8602 Schrade Rd.
Rowlett,Tx 76088

Registration is $300 per person which includes a 1-year TAHN membership. The class is limited to 25 people.

THE CLASS IS FULL AT THIS TIME.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL to REGION 1 VICE PRESIDENT, JOSEPH THOMPSON AT jthompso@mesquitepolice.org

For more information or registration questions, contact.

Joseph D. Thompson
Police Sergeant | Operations
Mesquite Police Department
777 N Galloway Ave | Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 463-6430
region1@tahn.org