Hostage Negotiation for Telecommunicators #5306

Hostage Negotiation for Telecommunicators #5306
  • Belton TX
     June 20, 2023
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Phone: 254-770-2367

The FBI recommends that communications professionals receive hostage negotiation training. In many incidents, 9-1-1 professionals may be the first contact of a hostage situation. This class provides skills to the attendee to handle hostage situations.

 Active listening is the “stealth weapon of effective negotiation.”

  • Patience
  • Calmness
  • Not easily offended
  • Able to think on their feet
  • Understanding
  • Willingness to help
  • Voice inflection

Instructed by Paul Barbour: FBI Trained negotiator, has logged more than 200 hours in crisis & hostage negotiations. Has led a crisis negotiation division for a police department. Dispatcher on duty during 1986 Edmond Post Office Massacre. Has responded to numerous crisis incidents during his career.

TCOLE credit reported by CTCOG.


Venue Phone: 254-770-2200

Venue Website:

2180 North Main Street, Belton, Texas, 76513

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