Crisis Negotiations: Managing Critical Incidents and Hostage Situations in Law Enforcement and Corrections

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Anderson Publishing, Jan 1, 1996 - Crisis management - 413 pages
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Crisis negotiation is a highly effective, nonlethal weapon that can quietly resolve critical situations without loss of life. This book brings together, in one complete source, the contribution that negotiation has made to the field of law enforcement and corrections. Topics include: hostage negotiation development, definitions, and characteristics; negotiation as crisis intervention; demands and the effects of time; the Stockholm Syndrome; stress; communication; emotionally disturbed individuals; team structure; intelligence gathering; hostage negotiations in prisons; equipment; media relations; debriefing; and more.

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Negotiation as Crisis Intervention
Demands and the Effects of Time
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