Crisis Negotiations Team (CNT)

The Taylor Police Department has three officers assigned to the Downriver Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) and is a component of Downriver Mutual Aid.  CNT works closely with SWAT during high-risk incidents and serves as the communications arm of the SWAT team.

The unit is comprised of officers from all divisions of the department who have received advanced training in techniques of communication and negotiation. Team members respond with the SWAT Team to resolve crisis, hostage and/or barricade situations, through negotiation.