Crisis Negotiations Unit

The Crisis Negotiations Unit is an all-volunteer, part time unit comprised of members of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Enforcement and Detention branch. All members maintain full positions in various areas throughout the Sheriff's Office to include: patrol, investigations, warrants, detention, and communications.

The Crisis Negotiations Unit is used for hostage and barricade subject incidents. Members must maintain a level of readiness and must be prepared for a call out at any time. Members must complete a week long Hostage Negotiation training class. The majority of all equipment and vehicles for the unit has been purchased through drug seized money and grants.