Houston Police Department Hostage Negotiation  Team

Lieutenant Mike Novak, Sergeant Homer  Garza,Senior Police Officer Mike Garrett and Senior Police  Officer  Allen DeWoody will provide an overview of the HNT and the department's policies on its use. The presentation will include the organizational structure of the Tactical Operations Division; the process for deploying the HNT; the structure of the HNT; its selection and training process.

Questions will be taken from the audience.