Mon, Apr 10|
HERO Training Center
DPREP Basic Crisis Negotiations Course (5-Day)
This forty-hour course is designed to provide the basic essential skills for newly assigned crisis negotiators in law enforcement agencies. Students are engaged in discussion of the history of negotiations and the evolution of the crisis negotiation philosophy. The basic principles of...
Time & Location
Apr 10, 2023, 8:00 AM CDT – Apr 14, 2023, 5:00 PM CDT
HERO Training Center, 10125 85th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016, USA
About the event
Basic Crisis Negotiations Course (5-day)
This forty-hour course is taught by DPREP instructors from California. The instructors are highly respected in this profession and have taught designed to provide the basic essential skills for newly assigned crisis negotiators in law enforcement agencies. Students are engaged in discussion of the history of negotiations and the evolution of the crisis negotiations philosophy. The basic principles of negotiations are covered in depth along with the application of active listening skills and intelligence gathering. Team structure and duties are discussed as we identify subject types, risk assessment, and suicidal factors. Various individual and group exercises are employed in this class to allow the student to apply newly acquired knowledge and training. A full scale, daylong practical training incident on the final day of class allows an assessment of each student’s capabilities in action, utilizing various team roles and functions.
Topics: History and Philosophy of Crisis Negotiations // Team Concept of Crisis Negotiations // Roles and Responsibilities of the Team Members // Critical Incidents and Subject Types in Negotiations Events // Command Considerations // Active Listening Skills // Threat and Risk Assessment // Intelligence Gathering // Liability Issues // The Domestic Violence Connection // Case Studies // Practical Exercises //
Who can attend?: Law enforcement officers, public safety dispatchers, mental health clinicians (who work with Crisis/Hostage Negotiations Teams), corrections personnel, military, any non-law enforcement participants that have a connection to a Crisis/Hostage Negotiations Team (Please contact HERO Center staff if further clarification is needed 651-458-2811)
Tim Hunter retired from the Sacramento Police Department as a sergeant in 2007 after a 28-year career. He was a Crisis Negotiator for 15 years, spending the last 14 years as a Team Leader. Tim served on the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Committee for the Crisis Negotiations component of AB 991; he has worked on several other POST SWAT training projects.
Wayne Spees retired as a Detective Sergeant after a 31-year career at the San Diego Police Department (SDPD). His areas of expertise include threat assessment and site security; executive protection; personal safety; and training. In addition to his time in gangs, narcotics, and juvenile investigations, Wayne served 9 years on SWAT and 15 years as a Team Leader for the Emergency Negotiation Team..
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