Crisis Negotiations Team

The Crisis Negotiation Team consists of  officers who work in various sections within the Lorain Police Department who are specially trained to interact with people in crisis and high risk-situations. The team mission to seek out a peaceful resolution to violent situations through dialogue and listening techniques.

The Crisis Negotiation Team deploys to those situations wherein a subject is barricaded and may reasonably be expected to possess deadly weapons and/or present a danger to him/her self or others or where hostages are being held.