Training

Region 1

Basic Hostage Negotiations

Start date: January 28, 2019

End date: February 1, 2019

Time: 0800 - 1700

Location: Irving Police & Fire Training Academy

Dr. Wayman Mullins and Navarro S.O. Capt. Melanie Cagle will instruct this 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 wire tap 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.

Training Location:
Irving Police and Fire Training Academy
2603 Esters Rd.
Irving, TX 75062
Main Building Phone 972-721-7331

Contact Melanie Cagle for registration questions at:
mcagle@ncsotx.org or 903-875-3335
Click here to pay for your registration.
The cost of this course is $140.00 for non-TAHN members. This will include a one year membership to TAHN. $100.00 for current TAHN members.

Region 2

40 Hour Hostage Negotiations Course

Start date: March 25, 2019

End date: March 29, 2019

Time: 8:00am-5:00pm

Location: Texarkana Police Training Center 1420 S. Park Rd Texarkana, TX 75501

Kevin Halbert with Henderson County Sheriff’s Office and Jason White with Tulsa PD will instruct this 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.

Training Location:
Police Training Center
1420 S. Park Rd
Texarkana, TX 75501

TO REGISTER – Once you start to register click the below link. This will take you to the Region II Training page.  Once in Region II Training page select one of the four options.  If your an existing member, click  40 Hr Basic Course TAHN Member.  If your not yet a member, click the 40 Hr Basic Course Non-TAHN Member which will get you a membership as well as tuition.  Once you have registered please create a profile for the member attending the course.  

CLICK HERE to pay for your registration. 

Contact Kevin Halbert for registration questions at:
khalbert@henderson-county.com or 214-470-2024

Region 3

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Region 4

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Region 5

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Region 6

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Region 7

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Region 8

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