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This course is eight hours and costs $50.  It is held at the Law Enforcement Academy, 122 S. Ellis Street, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Course Summary:
This course addresses the dynamics occurring before, during and after a hostage situation, and addresses the best tactical approach for solving these incidents without harm coming to the hostage, the perpetrator or the responding officers.

Continuing Education Units awarded for the successful completion of this course include:
Interpersonal:  0
Legal Studies:  0
Technical Studies:  8
Skill Development:  0
Firearms:  0

Attendance Policy:
"Students attending Continuing Education programs sponsored by the Southeast Missouri State University Law Enforcement Academy must attend all of the regular blocks of instruction in order to receive a certificate of completion.  In Continuing Education programs, which consist of discreet blocks of instruction, the student may receive continuing education credits for those blocks which are actually completed."  
- Carl Kinnison, Director

If you have questions or are interested in attending this or any other Academy training, please call the Academy at (573) 290-5110 for details.


Fax: 573.290.5114
122 S. Ellis Street

Law Enforcement Academy
One University Plaza, MS 5200
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701