Dr. Gilbert Wong, Hong Kong Police Force

Dr. Gilbert Wong of the Hong Kong Police Force will present “Anatomy of a Crisis and Hostage Negotiation: The Hong Kong Experience” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 in the Kemper Recital Hall inside Spratt Hall at Missouri Western State University. The talk is free and open to the public.

Dr. Wong serves as the chief superintendent, commanding officer of the Police Negotiation Cadre of the Hong Kong Police Force. He will share his 18 years of experience, covering key concepts and skills in law enforcement negotiation.

Dr. Wong joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1993 and was promoted to his current rank in January 2017. He graduated from the University of Sydney with a bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences and Physiology. He obtained a Master of Administrative Leadership from the University of New England in Australia and graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He also completed the Harvard Program on Negotiation and obtained a PhD in Behavioral Sciences from Alpha University in Louisiana.

Dr. Wong’s appearance is sponsored by Missouri Western’s Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Social Work.

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