Lewis Prison Incident: Jan Dubina, Phoenix PD
The longest prison standoff in U.S. History began on January 18, 2004, and lasted for 15 days.
The 15-day ordeal shook Arizona and the nation as two inmates gained access to a fortified tower, taking two officers hostage, inside a tower that was designed to keep inmates out.
Over 30 negotiators from numerous agencies responded to the siege. Audio recordings reveal the tense negotiations between authorities and the hostage-takers. On February 1, 2004, both inmates agreed to surrender in exchange for transfers to other prisons facilities outside of Arizona.
Ellis County Stand-off: John Vance, Texas Ranger
In June 2016, two men were arrested by Italy Police Department (Ellis County, Texas) and placed in the back of a patrol vehicle while the officer concluded the traffic stop investigation. Suspects moved their cuffs from behind their back to their front and stole the patrol vehicle. Suspects were pursued and negotiations were conducted over the police radio for several miles and across many jurisdictions. The patrol vehicle the suspects were driving was eventually stopped and negotiation continued. Later it was learned that the in-car audio/video had been activated before the suspect's arrest. What will be presented are the pursuit vehicle videos, radio traffic of the negotiation, and the aftermath of the pursuit involving the negotiators. This complex case study includes meaningful tips for conducting roadside and rural crisis negotiation
Lunch will be served onsite. Coffee breaks included
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