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Hostage Negotiations, Course #0520

Course Description:

This class is 40 hours in length. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Utilize verbal techniques to defuse a hostage situation
  • Recognize verbal and non-verbal behavior in the hostage taker and tactics for responses and behaviors
  • Demonstrate negotiation and bartering skills to effect a release in an exercise

Prerequisite: Current employment in the criminal justice field. This course is limited to hostage negotiators or those designated as members of a hostage negotiation team only.

Dress Code & Identification:

  • Uniforms, agency logo clothing or business casual attire is appropriate for classroom wear.
  • Visible Agency official ID is recommended (badges / agency IDs) while on campus.

Cost: $100


Cancellation/No Show:

  • Deadline: If, for any reason, it becomes necessary to cancel the application, you must notify the Registrar via email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 7 Days prior to class.
  • Fee: $50 or course fee, whichever is greater.

Schedule:

  • 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Dates and locations listed below
***Is this class full or not available???? Please complete the Course Interest Survey. Please Note: This is not a waiting list.  You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled.  At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.

Application Form:

WSCJTC Application Form (Word)

WSCJTC Application Form (PDF)

(The free Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for the PDF version)

Submit Applications to:

Valerie Jenkins, Registrar

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fax: 206.835.7926

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