Captive Audience Prevention Training and Recovery Team has recorded a podcast demo to showcase who we are, what we do, and why we do it. Since so many of you read our blog from overseas, I thought you might like to hear us instead of read us today. So, here is a 10 minute podcast …

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Captive Audience Prevention Training and Recovery Team specializes in preventing and responding to hostage situations anywhere in the world. We bring over two decades of field experience into the classroom to give you the most comprehensive prevention and response education available in the civilian world. Comprised of a team of Virginia Department of Criminal Justice …

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Are you an overseas business traveler, missionary, NGO worker, journalist, study abroad student, adventure traveler, college student, or manager of an organization that handles any of those previously mentioned? This post may be relevant for you. Today I researched violent crimes, rapes, murders, kidnappings, terrorist incidents, and other violent crimes perpetrated against the group of …

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Who should attend: We recommend that anyone who is an overseas business traveler, missionary, NGO worker, journalist, vacationer, high adventure traveler, or other globe-trotter, take this course. We also recommend this course for executive protection agents, security professionals, and clergy who sponsor overseas missionary programs. Why it is important: Every year there are over 1000 …

Anti-Kidnapping and Hostage Survival Course June 20-22, 2019 in Ellenville NYRead More »

In our county, according to a 2015 census, our foreign-born immigrant population is 32% of the population. That is an enormous number. In that community, it is not uncommon for parents to immigrate years before their children join them here. Sometimes, as many as ten years will have passed before the family can be reunited. …

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We have given several seminars recently on the psychology of captivity to mental health professionals, law enforcement, missionaries, and everyday travelers. One of the key things we talk about in our seminars and in our Anti Kidnapping and Hostage Survival course is using mindfulness to help counteract your captors attempts to cause you to feel …

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We have been looking at a lot of recent case studies on Express Kidnapping, both here at home and overseas. It is alive and well and happens here in the United States as much as it does in foreign countries. Have you considered your situational awareness? Express kidnapping is the easiest and most secure method …

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The US Department of State recently updated their threat and warning system to include countries where kidnapping for ransom is a significant issue. The list of 35 countries includes several countries where corporations regularly travel including: Mexico, Turkey, Philippines, Russia, and Ukraine. I must also add that almost every country in Africa is on the …

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