[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 24, 2019  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJ 502 - Hostage Negotiations Phase I & II

3 credit hours
This course is designed to engage students in essential intellectual and practical questions relating to the study and practice of hostage negotiations and their impact of law enforcement. The students will participate in group activities that allow them to understand the positive and negative effects of hostage negotiations. The intent of such a course is to provide students with an understanding of the crisis team structure, the dynamics of negotiations, the value of using trained police negotiators as opposed to other civilians in the workforce, the psychology in hostage negotiations, the team concept behind negotiations, communicating with people in crisis, dealing with the media, negotiator stress, and practical role plays.