North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

FBI Regional Crisis Negotiations

Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Who Should Attend:

Those officers assigned to a negotiation team, or who may otherwise find themselves in a role in which they would be the primary negotiator during a crisis situation.

Course Goals:

This 40-hour course taught by FBI and SBI instructors will provide the student with the information and skills necessary to conduct a “good negotiation.” A “good negotiation” being one in which the negotiator applies all of their training and skills to the best of their ability to resolve a crisis situation regardless of the outcome.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

 * Demonstrate through practical exercise the fundamentals of crisis negotiation.
 * Accurately describe negotiation protocol.
 * Discuss differences when negotiating with persons of Arabic descent.
 * Apply skills through practical exercise as they relate to correctional settings.
 * List indicators of high risk negotiations.
 * Discuss wiretap procedures as they apply to North Carolina Law.


The training encompasses the fundamentals and philosophy of crisis and hostage negotiations using interactive scenarios; crisis and suicide intervention strategies; the tactical role of the negotiator; incident assessments and case studies.

Class will begin at 8:00am on Monday.


Register for ALL NCJA classes (traditional classroom and online) on our  North Carolina Justice Academy Training Portal. After signing in to the portal, you can view ALL available classes. If you don’t have a portal account, instructions for creating one are located here.


Course Coordinator:

Floyd Yoder

Length of Course:

Five days - 40 hours


CICP Credit