Upcoming Training & Events

Due to complications presented by COVID-19, the 2021 IAHCN Conference will be replaced with one-day seminars held in each region. The Central Region Seminar was held on September 8, 2021 at the City of Lawrence Police Department. The North Region Seminar will take place on October 8, 2021 at the South Bend Police Department. Please join the mailing list for information on future seminars held in additional regions.

Crisis/Hostage Negotiation Level II (Intermediate)

January 24-28, 2022  |  Bloomington, IN

Presented by Crisis Systems Management, LLC, Crisis/Hostage Negotiation Course (Level II/Intermediate) will further enhance the knowledge and skills acquired in the Crisis Hostage Negotiation Level I – Basic course, or its 40-hour equivalent. Theme-based Crisis Negotiation, Developing Deliberate Strategy, Using Third-party Intermediaries and Interpreters, Advanced Communication, Tactical Considerations and High-Element Negotiation and are among the intermediate topics.

View full course details and register at: crisisnegotiation.us

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IAHCN North Region Seminar

October 8, 2021 | South Bend, IN

The North Region Seminar will include presentations by Pat Doering of the National Tactical Officers Association, Casey Solano of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Michael Clyde of the Iowa State Police.  Registration is now open!  Please register soon to ensure your spot, as seats for this training are limited to 100 attendees.

Many negotiators from around the state attend IAHCN trainings each year.  This is an opportunity to meet new people, network with other negotiators, develop contacts, but more importantly, improve your skill at defusing critical incidents safely.  On the job training is infrequent and usually not adequate at preparing you or your team for that call which might bring national headlines.  Join the many of us who have made a commitment to being ready to go when that call comes in!  You won’t regret the effort or time spent!

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National Conference on Police Social Work

October 18-20, 2021  |  Bloomington, IN

For the first time, industry leaders from the law enforcement and social work fields are coming together to explore successful methods and best practices for embedded social workers in police departments. Hear from nationally recognized speakers and those working on the ground in this emerging field. Learn the methods they’ve used to bring social work and law enforcement together to safely and effectively find solutions to long-term problems.

Featuring Keynote Speaker, Dr. Andy Young, author of “Fight or Flight: Negotiating Crisis on the Front Lines”


Visit the NCPSW Website