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ID
6-508-1231
Name
Crisis Negotiation Team
Status
Published
Updated
11/15/2019 5:08:40 PM
Released
06/19/2018
Description
The 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
Resource Category
Law Enforcement Operations
Primary Core Capability
On-scene Security, Protection and Law Enforcement
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The Crisis Negotiation Team: 1. De-escalates potentially life-threatening situations using verbal crisis management techniques 2. Responds to incidents involving suicidal, armed/barricaded, emotionally disturbed, and hostage-holding individuals 3. Saves lives and mitigates crisis incidents while attempting to avoid unnecessary risk to officers, citizens, victims, and subjects
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this team, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment 2. Crisis Negotiation Team Negotiators rotate during the shift to provide breaks 3. This team is not deployable to a hazardous or hot zone in a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) event
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 16
Type 23
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 1 Crisis Negotiation Team Leader
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAM1. Intelligence officer, recorder, and law enforcement equipment specialist are not NIMS typed positions. 2. A Crisis Negotiation Team Negotiator or other law enforcement staff may fill the intelligence officer, recorder, and law enforcement equipment specialist roles
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1 – Intelligence officer 1 – Recorder 1 – Law enforcement equipment specialist
Type 22 – NIMS Type 1 Crisis Negotiation Team Negotiator
Operations Equipment Per TeamA throw phone is a telephone monitoring and recording system.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: Video capability
Type 21. Duty weapon and ammunition 2. Tactical throw phone 3. Recording devices 4. Laptop computer
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Equipment Per Team MemberThe following regulation addresses PPE: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.132: Personal Protective Equipment.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2PPE is mission specific and may include: 1. Department-approved body armor 2. Ballistic-reinforced metal or ceramic inserts for soft body armor 3. Ballistic-resistant helmet
COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Appropriate team communications, such as two-way radios, cell phones, or satellite phone
TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1 – Department issued Negotiations Operations Center vehicle
Type 21 – Department-issued vehicle
835
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 509: Crisis Negotiation Team Leader, pending publication
FEMA, NIMS 509: Crisis Negotiation Team Negotiator, pending publication
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.132: Personal Protective Equipment, latest edition adopted