28 CFR 552.31 - Negotiations.

§ 552.31 Negotiations.

The Warden is not ordinarily involved directly in the negotiation process. Instead, this responsibility is ordinarily assigned to a team of individuals specifically trained in hostage negotiation techniques.

(a) Negotiators have no decision-making authority in hostage situations, but rather serve as intermediaries between hostage takers and command center staff.

(b) During the negotiation process, the following items are non-negotiable: release of captors from custody, providing of weapons, exchange of hostages, and immunity from prosecution.

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Title 28 published on 2015-11-24

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 28 CFR Part 552 after this date.

  • 2016-02-29; vol. 81 # 39 - Monday, February 29, 2016
    1. 81 FR 10153 - Use of Chemical Agents or Other Less-Than-Lethal Force in Immediate Use of Force Situations
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Bureau of Prisons
      Proposed rule.
      Written comments must be submitted on or before April 29, 2016.
      28 CFR Part 552