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THANK YOU for making our 2018 conference a success.  

The 2019 Conference will be held September 4-6 at the same location.  We will update the site as information on speakers becomes available.  

Please note:  we are in the process of updating our registration form- so please be patient.




2018 Midwest Crisis Negotiators Conference-  Schedule of Events


Wednesday, September 5, 2018

7:00am- 8:30am       Registration/ Continental Breakfast

8:30am-9:00am        Opening Ceremonies & Opening Remarks

9:00am-9:15am          Break

9:15am- 11:15am        Case Study: Suspect Barricaded in Police Cruiser, Columbus, OH

11:15-12:15pm         LUNCH

12:15pm- 2:15pm     Case Study:  The Montgomery Face Time Standoff, South Euclid, OH

2:15pm-2:30pm        Break

2:30pm-4:00pm        HOBAS- Introduction & Information


Thursday, September 6, 2018

7:00am- 8:00am       Breakfast

8:00am- 10:00am    Case Study:  Dallas Sniper.  Dallas, TX

10:00am-10:15am    Break

10:15am- 12:15     Rapport & Persuasion

12:15- 1:15pm      LUNCH

1:15pm- 4:30pm     Case Study:  Suspect takes Hostage and Shoots Police Officer, Arlington Hts., IL


Friday, September 7, 2018

7:00am- 8:00am       Breakfast

8:00am-10:00am      Case Study:  The One You Can't Train For,  Tacoma, WA

10:00am- 10:15am   Break

10:15am-12:15pm     Social Media Aspects of Negotiations

12:15pm           Grandprize Drawing

conference sponsors






Gold Level Sponsors:


836 Technologies







SilverLevel Sponsors:


Ohio Tactical Officers Association



CME Federal Credit Union




Bronze Level Sponsors:


Rivers Edge Cutlery



Damsel In Defense0(614) 584-3089

(614) 570- 2053g





LEPD Firearms & Range


September 5-7, 2018   Columbus, Ohio

Seminar fee  $350   (CEU's are available for this conference)… Due to the popularity of this event and to provide you with a comfortable learning environment, attendance will be limited to 425 attendees.

***We will now accept credit cards as a form of payment for registration.  A nominal fee will be added to cover the cost of processing the credit card.  Please indicate your payment method on your registration form  ****

**ALL registrations must be paid prior to the start of the conference.  Payments will be accepted upon check in at the conference.**

Located at the Hilton Columbus Easton Town Center, 3900 Chagrin Drive, Columbus, OH 43219.

REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE ONLINE   (click here to go to registration form)



CONFERENCE VENDORS in attendance 2018

LEPD- Firearms & Range  (Gold Level Sponsor)

836 Technologies  (Gold Level Sponsor)

CME Credit Union  (Silver Level Sponsor)

Ohio Tactical Officers Association (Silver Level Sponsor)

Rivers Edge Cutlery  (Bronze Level Sponsor)

Damsel in Defense (Bronze Level Sponsor)

Intrepid Networks

Rescue Phone


Former Keynote Speakers include:

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman,  Author of  "On Killing"

Dr. Harvey Schlossberg, father of modern hostage negotiations

Herb Cohen,  Author of "You Can Negotiate Anything"

Dr. Waymon Mullins,  Author of "Hostage Negotiations"

S.A. Howard "Joe" Johnson, U.S. Secret Service- Miilennialism

S.S.A. G. Dwayne Fuselier, F.B.I. - Perspective on Stockholm Syndrome

Art Tate, Former Ohio State Prison Warden- Lucasville Prison Riot

Lt. Mel Blizzard- Palczynaski Hostage/ Barricade incident

Det. Chief Inspector Win Bernard, Essex, England- Terrorism/ Airline Hijacking

Cpl. John Tost, Royal Canadian Mounted Police- Headingly Correction Jail Riots

                                       Staff Sgt. Calgary Police (Retired) Gary McDougall

                                    Sgt. Henry Drucker, Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department







-Three days of instruction

-Conference materials


-Continental breakfasts, afternoon snacks, and lunch




Columbus Division of Police

120 Marconi Blvd.

Columbus, Ohio 43215-009


Sgt. Ryan Chrysler 614- 778 9500

Sgt. Rich Weiner  614-  679 6092


"Time is on our side"