Crisis Negotiators Introduction Course

Crisis Negotiators Introduction Course

This two day course will provide a review and general understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Crisis Negotiator. Crisis Negotiating with a hostage / barricaded / suicidal person is among the most stressful and difficult tasks a police officer will encounter. This course will review the concepts and techniques of crisis negotiations and subject assessment, while dealing with the challenging, demanding, and potentially violent interactions that can arise when encountering persons suffering from mental illness and in a state of crisis.

This introduction course is a tremendous learning opportunity for those who act as the first point of contact with persons in a state of crisis. By broadening the knowledge and understanding of crisis negotiation concepts and techniques during a critical incident will allow for a smooth transition for the Crisis Negotiation Team to take over the incident if required.

In addition, this course will strengthen the methods used to reach the desired outcome, support the mission statement and enhance police accountability. Training includes handout material, certificate and the use of audio and video aids, blended with academic based learning via case studies, scenarios and terminology.

The course instructor has 32 years’ experience as a Police Officer, which includes 20 years as a Crisis Negotiator and 7 years as a Tactical Officer.

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