Hostage Negotiation – Level II will further enhance the knowledge and skills acquired in Level 1 Basic course, or its 40-hour equivalent. A more in-depth study of abnormal psychology, subject precipitated homicide, high element negotiation, use of third party intermediaries, hostage reactions and advanced communication techniques will be a primary focus during the course. You will learn how to interpret the behavior of hostages while in captivity and techniques you can use when dealing with them directly.
*Priority for registration into this class is given to agencies within Pinellas County. Remaining seats will be open to all agencies 14 days from the start date.