Hosted by the CSCJTA, Weyers Cave, Virginia

Course Duration: 40 hours              Instructional Setting: Classroom/Field

Instructed by: James (Jim) C. Lilley, Certified Master Instructor.

Jim has over 20yrs of Negotiations experience, nine of which were at the Command level. Jim is a Past President of the SCCNA, and a Forming Council Member of the National Council of Negotiation Associations, where in 2001, he was invited by the DOJ and the FBI to help write National Guidelines for Negotiation teams Nationwide.


COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to ensure a quality presentation of advanced critical incident negotiation skills training for hostage and barricaded suicide negotiation teams, with an emphasis on advanced communication, active listening, and effective questioning techniques. Completion of an approved Critical Incident Negotiations Level I course is a prerequisite to this Level II course.


Topics Include:

  • Tactical Team use of a Tactical Negotiator
  • Active Listening Skills II
  • Advanced Communication Techniques-“Effective Questioning”
  • The Power of Persuasion
  • Designing the Team Intel Board
  • The Barricaded Suicide Call-PTSD Subject
  • Mental Disorders and Negotiations II
  • Negotiating with a “Jumper”
  • Negotiating in a School Setting
  • Negotiating in a Corrections Setting
  • Supervising and Managing the Team
  • Stress Management Before and After the Incident
  • Case Studies

Students will have three full days of working as a team, experiencing the duties of each team member, while honing their skills in real life practical exercises


INSTRUCTIONAL GOAL:  This course is designed to provide the active critical incident negotiator with the advanced skills, techniques and concepts needed to bring about a peaceful resolution to a critical incident. At the end of this course, the negotiator will have demonstrated the role of each team member through practical exercises, as well as perform the functions of supervising and managing a negotiations team. This course is also designed to instruct Primary negotiators in the use of various questioning techniques to elicit root causes of the critical incident. Effective questioning and communication is the key to active negotiations. An understanding as well as practical knowledge of these concepts and skills is fundamental for critical incident negotiation teams to be successful in bringing about a peaceful resolution to the critical incidents they will encounter.


Global Police Solutions is an approved advanced law enforcement training provider throughout the United States and Abroad.

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Event Properties

Event Date 06-03-2024 8:00 am
Event End Date 06-07-2024 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 08-22-2023
Capacity 30
Cut off date 05-31-2024 5:00 pm
Individual Price $569.00
Location Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy
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