Nov 30, 2023  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

HLS 234 - Hostage Negotiations

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Explore law enforcement techniques used in hostage negotiations to secure the safety of hostages, seize hostage takers, and minimize injured victims and casualties. Learn and apply effective peace building strategies to preempt violence and criminal activity found in international conflict zones, and those perpetuated by national and international extremists such as terrorists and gangs. Also study concepts in criminal and psychological profiling in order to effectively negotiate with hostage takers.

Corequisite(s): CJS 111  or HLS 111 .

Crosslisted: Also offered as CJS 234 ; credit will not be given for both HLS 234 and also CJS 234 .