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Crisis Negotiations

Managing Critical Incidents and Hostage Situations in Law Enforcement and Corrections

Leading authorities on negotiations present the result of years of research, application, testing and experimentation, and practical experience. Principles and applications from numerous disciplines are combined to create a conceptual framework for the hostage negotiator. Ideas and concepts are explained so that the practicing negotiator can apply the principles outlined.


Students and professionals in the criminal justice field. Crisis negotiation/hostage trainers.


Published: April 2010

Imprint: Anderson Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-4224-6323-9


  • 1. Crisis Management: History and Overview

    2. Crisis Management: Crisis Response Team Elements

    3. Crisis Management: Goals, Tasks and Skills - The REACT Model

    4. Crisis Management: Risk Assessment

    5. Crisis Management: Communication in Crisis Negotiations

    6. Crisis Management: Negotiating with Emotionally Disturbed and Mentally Ill Individuals: Recognition and Guidelines

    7. Crisis Management: Negotiating with Suicidal Persons

    8. Crisis Management: Negotiating with Special Populations

    9. Crisis Management: Crisis Negotiations in Prisons and Correctional Facilities

    10. Crisis Management: Hostage Dynamics

    11. Crisis Management: Managing Stress and Trauma


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