Hostage/Crisis Negotiations

presented by

Harford County (MD) Sheriff's Office
Training Academy & Crisis Negotiations Team


56-Hour Basic Crisis Negotiations School
September 8-12 and 15-16, 2014 Bel Air, Maryland

Topics Covered to Include

  • History of Negotiations
  • Negotiation Principles
  • "Hearing Voices"
  • Roles of the Negotiator
  • Team Concepts
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Incident Command
  • Tactical Perspectives
  • Face-to-Face Negotiations
  • Mental Illness, Crisis States and Suicide
  • Third Party Intermediaries (TPI)
  • Electronic and Telecom Communications:
    Techniques, Equipment and Methods
  • Media Relations
  • Case Studies
  • Practical Problem Solving/Role Playing
  • Full Lunch Provided Daily

Course Locations

Harford County Sheriff's Office Training Academy
401 Thomas Run Rd. (Edgewood Hall)
Bel Air, MD 21014
On the campus of Harford Community College
(410) 638-3860

Other locations TBA


Course fee is $175.00
Payment is required to confirm your registration.

Registration deadline is August 15, 2014.

Restricted to certified law enforcement and corrections personnel only.
Agency ID required upon attendance.

For Questions or Information Please Contact

DFC Janna Wood
Phone: (410) 638-3862