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Crisis negotiating

The Lafayette PD uses technology like video game engines to train on consequence management, drones in the sky and a digital coaching platform
The “3 Cs” can increase the chances of successful decision-making and scene management during these complex incidents
First-arriving officers can get things rolling, and specialized teams can communicate with subjects more easily
When the officers announced their arrival, they immediately came under fire
Hostage negotiators spoke on the phone with the knife-wielding man for two hours; SWAT members then broke into the building and rescued two women
Learn how drones and two-way communications devices are reinventing how law enforcement responds to incidents
Stamford police, EMS, behavioral health members and firefighters worked together to end a 6-hour standoff
As an LAPD SWAT team leader and crisis negotiator, Jonathan explains how crisis negotiation skills help officers in tactical situations and everyday patrol
Officers talked with the man with help from negotiators; after a nearly six-and-a-half-hour standoff, he agreed to surrender
Communication with organizers before, during and after events can help head off problems
Negotiators successfully ended a standoff with an armed woman in a car