A Nashville Hijacking 38 Years Ago Set the Standard on How Not to Handle Hostage Negotiations

Nashville Scene | August 28, 2009
The hijacking of 58 November forced police agencies across the country to train for nearly every scenario. It gave rise to organizations like the National Tactical Officers Association. The deaths of Brent Downs and Susan Giffe also caused the death of ad hoc approaches to crisis management. From October 1971 on, there would be an accounting.

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