The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Negotiation Team was established in 1996. The team operates in tandem with the SWAT Team.
The Crisis Negotiation Team is charged with the successful resolution of critical incidents which include barricaded subjects, hostage situations, and suicidal persons. The team trains other Law Enforcement Personnel in first response tactics. The team has responded to numerous critical situations that have been brought to a successful conclusion.
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