All posts tagged: professional negotiators

Shattered Lives: Derek Gaunt Hostage Negotiator

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE What should you do if you find yourself held hostage by someone who is a dangerous threat? The headlines and alerts sound off whenever there is a hostage situation and the danger level rises for, not only those held hostage, but for those who desperately try to end the situation with the least amount of damage. Negotiating with someone who is holding another hostage with the threat of violence or death can not be taken lightly and commands the presence of professional negotiators to keep the situation at such a level that the threat to lives lost is minimized and the outcome is as positive as possible. Derek Gaunt will give listeners an inside look into hostage negotiations and how he and other professionals from The Black Swan Group in Washington, DC have been successful in navigating through difficult circumstances. …