Crisis Negotiation Team

The North Metro S.W.A.T Crisis Negotiation Team consists of individuals who negotiate with a person or group of people actively involved in a criminal, domestic, or mental health incident. The negotiators are trained to De-escalate potentially life-threatening situations using verbal crisis management techniques. This team responds to incidents involving suicidal, armed/barricaded, emotionally disturbed, and hostage-holding individuals. The North Metro S.W.A.T objectives are to Save lives and mitigates crisis incidents while attempting to avoid unnecessary risk to officers, citizens, victims, and subjects.