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!