Region 2 40 Hour Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Course-Non-TAHN Member Tyler, TX

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 $100 for TAHN members and $140 for non-TAHN members ($40 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

November 7-11, 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
cell 903-312-8318
office 903-590-2636