Crisis Negotiation Team

The Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) is a multi-agency team comprised of law enforcement officers from the Bismarck Police Department, Mandan Police Department, Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department and Morton County Sheriff’s Office. The CNT Team is embedded within the West Dakota SWAT Team and plays a vital role in negotiating the safe resolution of critical incidents. The team consists of a Commander and 10 highly trained officers who utilize a wide variety of negotiation techniques and technology to fulfill their mission.