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Santa Rosa Correctional Institution's Regional Crisis Negotiations Training Day
Milton – Santa Rosa CI’s 9th annual training event hosts law enforcement from North Florida for hostage negotiation-based training scenarios as well as presentations focusing on best practices from actual hostage incidents. Media is invited to this event to witness scenarios and speak to hostage negotiators.
Monday, October 17, 2001
Media are invited anytime from 9 to noon
Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
5850 East Milton Road
Directions: From I-10 take Exit 31 (Milton/Navarre). Drive north on State Road 87 approximately one mile to US-90. Go straight across US-90 and over the railroad tracks (this is East Milton Road). Continue driving for approximately one mile. The Institution is located around the curve and on the right-hand side.
Santa Rosa CI Warden Randall Tifft and Law Enforcement hostage negotiators
The Mission of the Florida Department of Corrections is to protect the public by operating safe and security prisons. Training events like this one ensure Correctional Officers and other law enforcement officers are prepared in emergency, high-stress situations.
There will be photo, video and audio opportunities for reporters in addition to interviews.