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Officer in Charge: Lieutenant Madou Bazzi
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The Crisis Negotiation Team consists of 16 members of the department with a wide array of experience. Team members are carefully chosen based on their maturity, experience, verbal communication skills, and proven ability to function well under stressful conditions.
The goal of the CNT is to safely resolve critical incidents through communication, while minimizing unnecessary risk to all involved. Crisis Negotiation Team members participate in, and conduct training scenarios involving role players in an array of crisis/critical situations where the team’s specialized equipment is used.