Police – Crisis Negotiation

Crisis Negotiation

  • September 24-28, 2018

This five-day course is designed to familiarize police officers with the current doctrine and theory of successful negotiation with individuals who are suicidal or in crisis, as well as criminal, mentally deranged and fanatic hostage takers. Instruction stresses the goal of approach in dealing with the hostage taker. Through the use of practical problems, all officers are exposed to negotiation situations during the course. Attendees should be patrol officers or detectives who will act as negotiators during actual crisis situations. Selection should be based on the department’s ability to identify personnel who are enthusiastic and motivated to become crisis negotiators.

Registration for this course is limited to 25 participants.

Course taught by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Newark Division