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Week 334
May 23, 2007
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(AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Will Dickey)

Hostage negotiations:
Psychological strategies for resolving crises safely



Q: Our department is in the process of reformulating its hostage and crisis negotiation team. Any insights or advice about how to use psychology in the negotiation process?

A: The answer to that one is simple: hostage negotiation is all about psychology ... Full Story

Related Stories:
Use the "L" to gain the edge in hostage rescues

Time vs. opportunity in hostage rescue


View the P1 Stand-off Situations section

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Penn. state trooper seriously
injured during pursuit

HARVEYS LAKE, Pa. — A high-speed car chase ended in a fiery head-on crash in which two men died and a state trooper was seriously injured.

Penn. state police were investigating a car accident Sunday when a car sped through the accident scene and police pursued the vehicle south on Route 29 ... Full Story

Related Stories:
Police Pursuits: The Supreme Court decision and its impact on law enforcement

To pursue or not to pursue…that is the question

View the P1 Suspect Pursuit section

PoliceOne Training Tip:
Using a digital audio recorder
A P1 member tells you why a digital audio recorder is a great piece of equipment to have out in the field, with applications as an investigative tool, for note taking and more ... Full Tip

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Ohio officer drowns while pursuing suspect
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Border agent dies in Tex. helicopter crash
[El Paso, TX]

Body found in shallow S.C. grave is that of missing constable
[Ladson, SC]


Tex. officer injured when cruiser overturns
[Fort Worth, TX]
Officer Down

Deputy Sheriff
Marvin Jerome Scarlett
McDonough, Georgia


Ga. deputy dies in
automobile accident

End of Watch: May 20, 2007

Visit the P1 Officer Down page

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Northwest border agents find $5.2 million in Ecstasy in truck
[Oroville, WA]

Police actions defended in Wisc. crash
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Scandal prompts Atlanta chief to replace entire narc unit
[Atlanta, GA]

Tenn. trooper suspended over porn star claims
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