CNT Team

Ithaca Police Department
Crisis Negotiation Team
2019 Year End Report


The application of Crisis Negotiation skills has consistently proven to be law enforcement's most risk effective method to achieve desired outcomes. The goal of the Ithaca Police Crisis Negotiation Team is to save lives and to resolve crisis incidents while attempting to avoid unnecessary risk to officers, citizens, victims, and subjects, through verbal communications and de-escalation. 

CNT Team Members

Sgt. Jacob Allard
IPD Team Commander
Sgt. Mary Orsaio
IPD Team Leader
Inv. Jeff Northrop CUPD Team Leader
Sgt. Jen Schultz TCSO Negotiator
Deputy Tamara Victor TCSO Negotiator
Ofc. Julian Byrd IPD Negotiator
Inv. Matthew Schweiger
IPD Negotiator
Ofc. Adam Langlois
CUPD Negotiator
Ofc. Tim Camilli
CUPD Negotiator
Carl Kueffer TCMH Negotiator/ Clinical