Training

Region 1

Region 1 40 Hour Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Course

Start date: September 12, 2022

End date: September 16, 2022

Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Frisco PD 7200 Stonebrook Pkwy. Frisco, Tx 75034

This class is Full. Registration is Closed.

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

When:
September 12-16, 2022
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where:
Frisco PD
7200 Stonebrook Pkwy
Frisco, Tx 75034

 

For more information or registration questions contact.

Sgt. Joseph Thompson
Mesquite Police Department
Technical Services
Jail/ Negotiations
972-216-6759 (Dispatch)
972-216-6651 (Jail)
972-216-6624 (Fax)
jthompso@cityofmesquite.com

Region 2

There are no upcoming trainings at this time.

Region 3

There are no upcoming trainings at this time.

Region 4

29th Annual TAHN Training Conference(2022)

Start date: October 10, 2022

End date: October 14, 2022

Time: 8:00am-5:00pm

Location: Renaissance Austin Hotel 9721 Arboretum Boulevard Austin, TX 78759

Click here to reserve your hotel room!

31st Annual TAHN Training Conference(2024)

Start date: October 7, 2024

End date: October 11, 2024

Time: 8:00am-5:00pm

Location: Renaissance Austin Hotel 9721 Arboretum Boulevard Austin, TX 78759

Region 5

There are no upcoming trainings at this time.

Region 6

There are no upcoming trainings at this time.

Region 7

There are no upcoming trainings at this time.

Region 8

Region 8 40 Hour Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Course

Start date: October 31, 2022

End date: November 4, 2022

Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Weatherford Public Safety building 614 Fort Worth Highway Weatherford, TX 76086

This 40-hour course introduces the skillsets to prepare LE personnel to become 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

When:
October 31-November 4, 2022
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where:

Weatherford Public Safety building
614 Fort Worth Highway
Weatherford, TX 76086

TAHN Member Registration Fee $100 Click Here
Non-TAHN Member Registration Fee $140 Click Here 

 

For more information or registration questions contact.

Ray Cannon
Region 8 VP
cell 682-803-5464
ray.cannon@renotx.gov

Region 8 Critical Incident Training for Telecommunication Officers

Start date: December 9, 2022

End date: December 10, 2022

Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Everman Civic Center, 213 N. Race St, Everman, TX 76140

Provide Texas Police Telecommunications Officers with vital information in dealing with critical incidents. Provide telecommunication officers with information about how all levels of critical incidents are managed during the course of a situation. Help telecommunicators understand what is going on that they do not see but also recognize the role they play in handling a critical situation. By the end of the course, telecommunication officers will have an overview of crisis/hostage negotiations, basic SWAT procedures, and basic Incident Command Structure along with what they can do to assist their agency during critical incidents.

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement # 3395

TAHN Member $0
Non-TAHN Member $40(includes one-year TAHN membership)

To register, email TAHN Advisor Melanie Cagle at mcagle@ncsotx.org. Include your agency name, PID, DOB, and full name. This class is being hosted by the Tarrant County 9-1-1 District. See their website to enroll as well.

30th Annual TAHN Training Conference(2023)

Start date: October 9, 2023

End date: October 13, 2023

Time: 8:00am-5:00pm

Location: 1500 Convention Center Dr. Arlington, TX 76011