Crisis Negotiation Team

The Crisis Negotiations Team or CNT is a component of the Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics Team. The Crisis Negotiation Team is responsible for negotiating the safe surrender of subjects in crisis situations such as armed subjects, barricaded subjects, and incidents where hostages have been taken.
Crisis Negotiation Team at Work
The team is comprised of sworn full-time and auxiliary officers. All members have received negotiations training and participate in quarterly training. They use state-of-the-art communication equipment.