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Mitchell R. Hammer’s Saving Lives: The S.A.F.E. Model for Resolving Hostage & Crisis Situations is a book that discusses a specific, if not niche, area of negotiation and conflict resolution: law enforcement crisis and hostage negotiations. However, much of the information Hammer shares in this book is more broadly relevant and offers value to professionals with experience working in other areas of conflict resolution. He takes an academic approach that neatly integrates it with practical and real life examples…
Denver FBI agent Dave Joly said says there are two objectives a negotiator has going in a standoff situation.
1- Public safety.
2- Bring calm to any escalating confrontation.
DENVER - Police standoffs are unpredictable and intense. An armed suspect can put police and innocent people in danger.
Cinnie Noble- I have often heard this idiom – getting bent out of shape – when people talk about their reactions or the other person’s when in conflict. Several sources say this expression means to take offense, to become angry, agitated, or upset. For me though, the expression has more of a physical element. That is, it conjures up some interesting images – like an acrobat or pretzel.
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