Crisis Negotiations Unit

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About


The Shelby County Sheriff's Office Crisis Negotiations Unit is a multi-jurisdictional group of law enforcement officers. The goal of this unit is to bring a peaceful resolution to potentially dangerous situations. Members of this unit undergo intense training often hosted by the FBI's elite team of hostage negotiators. This unit trains multiple times a year to prepare for numerous scenarios, including hostage situations, barricaded subjects, and suicidal persons.