Association Of Hostage Negotiators
An association of law
enforcement, mental health, criminal justice and corrections
professionals, which is over 800 members strong. The men and women who
make up the membership are dedicated to crisis intervention in a variety
of situations, which require a highly skilled negotiator to bring about
a successful resolution.
Federal Bureau Of Investigation
Created in 1983 and based at the
FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, the Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) is the
U.S. government’s non-Department of Defense full-time counterterrorist
tactical team. HRT, whose motto is servare vitas (“to save
lives”), provides enhanced manpower, training, and resources to confront
the most complex threats.