The Oxnard Police Department Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) responde con el equipo SWAT durante incidentes críticos. Over the years, the team has developed into a fully staffed, trained, and equipped negotiations team capable of conducting extensive talks with hostage takers for the purposes of verbally deescalating a conflict in lieu of risking a confrontation.
CNT consists of nine members and a sergeant. Each position has a specific role and responsibility. The CNT sergeant has overall command and control of the team and interfaces directly with the SWAT commander. The CNT team leader directly supervises a negotiation and has administrative and training duties. Negotiators are tasked with the most comprehensive and diverse responsibilities, filling various positions. Cada negociador está capacitado para llevar a cabo negociaciones con un secuestrador bajo una variedad de condiciones y ambientes.
CNT responds with a trailer outfitted as an office containing telephonic and radio equipment. en adición, the team has developed the necessary supporting technological expertise. All negotiators attend a Basic Hostage Negotiator school, then subsequent intermediate and advanced schools. en adición, training is conducted in areas of crisis intervention, mental health, and psychology. The sergeant and commander receive training specific to an CNT commander.
CNT is a collateral assignment for selected officers and meets on a monthly basis for training and equipment maintenance. La formación está organizada en un plan repetitivo por lo que las habilidades perecederos mantenidos. Active listening and behavior influence are stressed as well as assessments for mental health, suicide, and the likelihood of resolution. en adición, negotiators train to deal with juveniles, terrorism, drug induced captors, and in the Spanish language. Oxnard CNT interfaces with police and sheriff agencies around the tri-counties for training, equipment review, and discussion about changes in trends.
CNT is a collateral assignment for selected officers and meets on a monthly basis for training and equipment maintenance. La formación está organizada en un plan repetitivo por lo que las habilidades perecederos se actualizan. Active listening behavior influence, and risk assessments are stressed.