The Hostage Crisis Negotiation Team (HCNT) uses proven intervention techniques to defuse situations involving suicidal or barricaded individuals or persons who may hold hostages. All members of the team have been trained in negotiations and are available twenty-four hours a day. Team members also work closely with the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) when requested.

Current Hostage Crisis Negotiation Team Members:

Lt. Steven Slusarski
Sgt. Robert Smith
Ofc. James MacPherson
Ofc. Scott Nell
Ofc. Michael Palmentieri
Ofc. Charles Davenport
Ofc. Edward Bertino

Ofc. Benjamin Kollman