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Specialized training on the psychology of hostage negotiation

Category
Training Material
Subject
Policing

Description

Training materials from a course delivered to Kosovo Police on the psychology of hostage negotiations and post-operational assessment of cases of hostage negotiation

Subject
Policing
Target group
Law enforcement officers
Keywords
hostage, negotiation, psychology

Summary

The course aims to increase the capacity of crises intervention (communication) skills of specialized unit officers on hostage/crises negotiation. The outcomes are to:

  • Recognize the psychological state of hostage takers.
  • Discuss the legal perspective and importance of hostage negotiation.
  • Identify signs and indicators of abnormal behavior.
  • Practice interview techniques in hostage/crises negotiation together with basic skills.
  • Identify a mentally disordered subject in hostage crises situation and intervention methods.
  • At the end of the course, acquire skills for healthier negotiation in hostage crises

Information

Added on
18 Jul 2019
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Target group
Law enforcement officers
Keywords
hostage, negotiation, psychology
Rights
OSCE