Crisis Negotiators

Dedicated to saving lives!

The Crisis Negotiation Unit works as the communications arm of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. The unit is comprised of officers from all divisions of the department who have received advanced training in communications and negotiation techniques. Team members respond with the SWAT Team with the objective of resolving crisis, hostage and/or barricade situations, through negotiation.

The following personnel are assigned as Crisis Negotiators:

Lt. M.E. Board
Det. L.R. Board
Det. J.D. Hart

For more information about this unit, please contact Lieutenant R.L. Koher at 304-424-8444.