KPD crisis team teaches de-escalation techniques to high school students

The classes aim to cover an overview of what the team does and the de-escalation techniques it utilizes.
The van was parked outside the school all day Thursday.
The van was parked outside the school all day Thursday.(KPD)
Published: Sep. 15, 2022 at 10:02 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knoxville Police Department Crisis Negotiations Team will teach students at Central High School on Thursday.

A spokesperson said the crisis team would be at Central High School throughout Sept. 15, teaching three separate 90-minute classes. The instruction will be given to criminal justice students, officials said.

The classes aim to cover an overview of what the team does and the de-escalation techniques it utilizes.

KPD’s police van will be parked outside the school all day.