30 graduate from hostage negotiation training

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JACKSON, Tenn. — Officers and representatives from local law enforcement and community agencies were recognized Friday for completing Crisis Intervention Team training. Thirty people graduated after completing a weeklong 40-hour class to become part of the Mental Health Crisis Intervention Team specializing in hostage negotiation. The ceremony took place at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. The Madison County Sheriff’s Department, the Jackson Police Department, WRAP, RIFA, NAMI, JMCGH and Pathways all had graduates in the program. This was the 10th class, with two taking place per year since the program began in 2010.

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