The Elements Of Police Hostage And Crisis Negotiations: Critical Incidents And How To Respond To ThemRating
- Number of Pages: 272
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Run a safe and successful crisis negotiation from start to finish! Dr. Greenstone, a police psychological health consultant and psychologist who served as Director of the Psychological Services Unit from the Fort Worth Police Department in Texas, makes use of a basic and direct format that emphasizes procedures, action and results, leaving theoretical discussions for one more time and place. Each chapter contains useful checklists, procedural notes, tables, strategy worksheets, and forms, at the same time as the book consists of special indices for quick reference in addition to a traditional index. The Components of Police Hostage and Crisis Negotiations: Critical Incidents and How to Respond to Them reduces the negotiation procedures for hostage, barricaded, and suicide incidents to their basic elements, providing quick and easy access towards the details you need-from the initial call-out to the final debriefing. Designed for day-to-day, on-the-scene use, The Components of Police Hostage and Crisis Negotiations is a practical handbook for experienced specialists and novices that could also be employed as a supplementary textbook for criminal justice, crisis intervention, and psychology coursework. The book examines the negotiation approach from start to finish, like preincident preparations, first response responsibilities, responding to the call-out, arriving in the scene, preparing to negotiate, making contact, preparing for the surrender, post-incident tasks, preparing equipment, and far much more. Based on field-tested principles proven to work, the book also consists of newly developed and highly specialized techniques for more experienced negotiators. Author James L. Greenstone supplies a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to the intervention and negotiation process that will aid you get the job accomplished right. Topics covered in The Elements of Police Hostage and Crisis Negotiations include:legal considerationstelephone surveillance guidelinesthe Stockholm Syndromeworking with S. W. A. T. and Tactical Emergency Medical Supportdealing utilizing the mediarecognizing red flags the issues of suicidedebriefing the hostage teamthe 150 laws of hostage and crisis negotiationand the 10 most serious errors a negotiator can makeThe Elements of Police Hostage and Crisis Negotiations: Critical Incidents and How to Respond to Them is a practical guide that's equally powerful inside the field, in training, and within the office.
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