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Welcome to the NYAHN Website and our Association. Speaking on behalf of all the Board Members, we are confident you will find this Association an extremely beneficial and worthwhile endeavor in your negotiation efforts.

Our goal with the creation of this Association is two-fold. To create an organization to focus on negotiations training in New York and to have a national voice in the art of police negotiations. As you may know, hostage negotiations originated in New York City in 1973 that was developed by Dr. Schlossberg and Captain Frank Bolz. The absence of a formal organization in New York to continue with the goals of negotiations has prompted the need to develop this association to continue with quality training and networking that will continue to facilitate successful negotiations in policing and corrections.

We appreciate your interest and anticipated participation in the development of this association. Together we can create an organization that will be a tremendous benefit to us all.

Please take the time to navigate our website and join our Association in the hopes of fostering long standing relationships with your fellow negotiators in NY and Canada.

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Training Calendar

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7th Annual NYPD & N...

Start Date: 11/29/2023

End Date: 12/01/2023

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News & Announcements

  • 16th Annual Conference Announced for May 24 to 26, 2023 in Rochester, NY


    NYAHN in cooperation with the NYSP, Rochester Police Department and Monroe County Sheriff's Office are pleased to provide their 16th Annual Hostage Negotiation Training Conference in Rochester, New York at the Hyatt Hotel Downtown Rochester, Roche ...

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  • 6th Annual NYPD and NYAHN Negotiator Seminar


    We are prooud to partner again with NYPD HNT with providing an annual seminar on negotiations.  Please find registration information at our Training Calendar tab to register. 

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  • NYAHN 15th Annual Conference


    Registration is now open for our 15th Annual Conference in Buffalo, New York.  See the Training Tab or Annual Conference for details.  

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  • NYPD and NYAHN Annual Negotiator Seminar


    This training seminar will be held from Wednesday, December 4 to Friday, December 6, 2019 in Queens, NYC.


    This 4th Annual Seminar will provide the attendee with up-to-date terrorism related information as it relates to recent world events and hostage negotiat ...

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  • FBI's Crisis Negotiator Course


    The Crisis Negotiation Team of the Buffalo Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hosting a “40 Hour Basic FBI Crisis Negotiator Course” from

    Monday, May 8, 2017 - Friday, May 12, 2017.  This training will take place at the Monroe Communi ...

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