Last week 13 deputies from the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office along with officers and deputies from the Lenoir City Police Department, Loudon Police Department, Knoxville Police Department – TN, Pigeon Forge Police Department, Roane County Sheriff’s Office and Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office – TN, completed the 40 hour Crisis Negotiator Course put on by the FBI – Knoxville.

The course, hosted by the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office, is designed to teach students negotiation techniques along with active listening skills to aid in real-life negotiations. Students were given classroom-based instruction, debriefs and scenario-based training throughout the week.

The following deputies from the LCSO graduated from the course:

-Lieutenant Jerraime Bowen

-Sergeant Detective Kevin Kirkland

-Sergeant Detective Shane Gaumer

-Sergeant Detective Samantha Carver

-Narcotics Investigator Caleb Green

-Corporal Ryne Miller

-Deputy Kenny Palmer

-Deputy Cody Bengel

-Deputy Khristian Kirkland

-Deputy Moe Jackson

-Deputy Matt Hicks

-Deputy Dan Allen

-Deputy Amelia Netherton

Congratulations to you all!

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