Hostage Negotiations (40 Hours) HCC Criminal Justice Institute [EXTERNAL COURSE]

  • Monday, March 07, 2016
  • 08:00
  • Friday, March 11, 2016
  • 17:00
  • Hillsborough Community College, Criminal Justice Institute, Ybor City Campus, Public Service Technology Building, 2002 N. 17th Street Tampa, FL 33605

Hostage Negotiation

This is a Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) Advanced Training Course. This forty (40) hour course is approved for salary incentive. This course was designed to provide the hostage negotiator with the skills needed to successfully bring to a resolution a hostage or barricaded subject situation. Participants will gain familiarity with the dynamics of hostage taking and the types of individuals and situations that are encountered.

The training, when combined with previous experience, will enable the participant responding to a hostage incident to better communicate with hostage-takers and preserve the life of the hostage. Utilizing spontaneous as well as structured groups, trainees will undertake comprehensive discussions pertaining to behavioral manifestations of the hostage and various types of hostage takers to include antisocial, inadequate, & borderline personality disorders.

This is a Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Trust-Funded Course for Region IX.

Officers in Region IX attend free of charge.

In order to attend, all officers are required to process the appropriate paperwork through their respective agencies.


(40 Hours)

Date & Time: March 7-11, 2016

Location: Ybor Campus

Public Service Bldg.

2002 N. 17th St.

Tampa, Florida 33605

Enrollment: Limited to 30

Registration DeadlineFebruary 22, 2016

Contact Information


Community College

Criminal Justice Institute

Ybor City Campus

Public Service Technology Building

2002 N. 17th Street Tampa,

FL 33605

Advanced & Specialized Training Division

(813) 253-7952


Fax: (813) 253-7973

NOTE: External Courses listed are not affiliated with FAHN.  They are shown here as a courtesy and do not state or imply any guarantee or endorsement by FAHN.  Registration for external courses are not facilitated by FAHN.


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