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South Carolina Crisis Negotiation Association in Conjuction with Lexington Co. Sheriff's Dept to Host Free 40 Crisis Negotiation Training Course

  January 26, 2013.

The South Carolina Crisis Negotiators Association in conjunction with the Lexington City Police Department and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department are proud to announce a 40 hour course of instruction in Hostage and Crisis Negotiations

Course Dates: February 25 through February 29, 2013
Course Location: Lexington Police Department Training Room
Address: 111 Maiden Ln. Lexington, SC 29072

This course is being offered FREE of CHARGE!

Please contact Lt. Scottie Frier via e-mail at in order to request slots for this training opportunity.

Course Topics will include:

Fundamentals of Crisis Negotiations
Active Listening Skills
Incident Assessment
High Risk Indicators
Positions and Functions
Suicide Intervention
Deadlines and Demands
Negotiation Position Papers
Hostage vs. Non-Hostage Situations
Suicide by Cop
Domestic Hostage Takers
Legal Issues and Updates