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Western States Hostage Negotiators' Association

Mission Statement

The goal of the Association is to develop in members a higher degree of proficiency in the performance of their professional duties. The Association shall provide training for members and the Association shall act as a resource and conduit for information sharing. 

WSHNA depends upon your involvement as a member to accomplish these goals. WSHNA represents police & correction crisis negotiators from the Western United States, Alaska, & British Columbia.


Why should you be part of WSHNA?

  • Annual Training Seminar provides leading presenters in our specialized field.

  • Fantastic networking opportunities.

  • One of the best HNT Competitions in the United States.

  • Team Training Funds & Individual Scholarship opportunities.

  • Membership allows access to the NCNA Website.

  • Discounts at John E. Reid Classes.

  • Support the WSHNA Mission.

  • Lots of quality 'negotiator time'.

We strive for accuracy, but that is not how life works. Please report any errors to Bruce Wind.

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