Physically superior newbie Sam insists and gets on the job training in his weak area, negotiation. Implacable bitch bank manager Ruth Skellar is taken hostage, with several staff, for $500,000 ransom. Initially the SRU assumes another job of the Monday robber, but this one is less clinical and gets caught He ends up being identified as George Orston, the former security supervisor she fired. Greg thinks the key is George's handicapped wife, who needs institutional care. But nasty surprises follow although nobody wants bloodshed. Written by
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I still think we should try initiating Stockholm. According to the manual, a subject with a hostage is an object of anger or scorn. His negotiator should attempt to...
Sgt. Gregory Parker
...Humanize the hostage to the hostage taker. I know the manual, okay? Once this guy knows he lost his cover, he'll be thinking that his life is over, and he's holed up with the woman that made it happen. So my goal is getting him to think about anything but her, okay?