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Course Details

Course Code: CMRJ525 Course ID: 2591 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

An examination of how to effectively manage critical incidents and hostage situations in law enforcement and corrections. Combining principles and applications from criminal justice, psychology, sociology, communications, business and other disciplines, this course presents an effective conceptual framework students can apply in high-pressure situations.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO1: Differentiate between both hostage and non-hostage, and negotiable and non-negotiable situations;

CO2: Summarize the phenomenon known as Stockholm Syndrome, to include traits associated with both survivors and succumbers;

CO3: Recommend actions for negotiating in various circumstances; to include negotiating with individuals with past military experience, and the emotionally disturbed;

CO4: Outline the warning signs and appropriate law enforcement actions regarding suicide by cop;

CO5: Compare and contrast soft versus hard negotiations;

CO6: Examine successful versus unsuccessful traits of hostage negotiators, to include the impact and method of dealing with polarization;

CO7: Judge the assertion that it is always best to not negotiate with Terrorist Group’s;

CO8: Extrapolate the role that health care professionals, hostage negotiators, and tactical team members play in successfully dealing with crisis and hostage situations.

Forums

Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.

Assignment(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.

Exam(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.

NameGrade %
Intro 1.00 %
Week 1: Introduction 1.00 %
Discussions 24.00 %
Week 1: Learning to Negotiate 4.00 %
Week 2: Stockholm Syndrome & the Mentally Ill 4.00 %
Week 3: To Negotiate or not with Terrorists 4.00 %
Week 5: Suicide by Cop 4.00 %
Week 6: When the Hostage Taker has Military Experience 4.00 %
Week 7: Traits of a Hostage Negotiator 4.00 %
Wk 6 Research Paper 25.00 %
Week 6 Research Paper 25.00 %
Midterm Exam 25.00 %
CMRJ525 Mid Term Exam 25.00 %
Final Exam 25.00 %
CMRJ525 Final Exam 25.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO1: Differentiate between both hostage and non-hostage, and negotiable and non-negotiable situations;

CO2: Summarize the phenomenon known as Stockholm Syndrome, to include traits associated with both survivors and succumbers;

CO3: Recommend actions for negotiating in various circumstances; to include negotiating with individuals with past military experience, and the emotionally disturbed;

CO4: Outline the warning signs and appropriate law enforcement actions regarding suicide by cop;

CO5: Compare and contrast soft versus hard negotiations;

CO6: Examine successful versus unsuccessful traits of hostage negotiators, to include the impact and method of dealing with polarization;

CO7: Judge the assertion that it is always best to not negotiate with Terrorist Group’s;

CO8: Extrapolate the role that health care professionals, hostage negotiators, and tactical team members play in successfully dealing with crisis and hostage situations.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.