The Annual Hostage Negotiation Competition (officially re-titled Crisis Negotiation Competition & Seminar) is 3-days long and features 30 teams competing in mock hostage negotiation exercises and kidnapper role-playing.
They deal with barricades, domestic situations, high-risk suicides, etc. One seminar is even entitled ‘Negotiation with a Voodoo practitioner‘.
Building advanced skills is the goal of this competition. All 350 participants are evaluated by top experts in the field.
Think you got what it takes?
What: Annual Hostage Negotiation Competition
When: January 9-12, 2023
Where: Texas State University’s Hines Academic Center (San Marcos, TX)
Cost: $65.00 registration
Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators
Diplomate in Police Psychology
School of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Texas State University – San Marcos
San Marcos, Texas 78666