Hairston, Michael
Incident Debrief: Aevnel Drive Negotiation

This presentation describes a negotiation with a suspect who was high on drugs and had broken into his girlfriend's house with a gun. The negotiation lasted eight hours and used several means of communications and two different negotiations teams. The suspect burned down the house in the middle of the negotiations. This case was a unified command effort involving police, fire and multiple cities. This presentation covers many changing dynamics that occurred during negotiations.

Michael Hairston - Bio
Sgt. Michael Hairston is a 31-year veteran of law enforcement and has served with the Farmers Branch (TX) Police Department since 1992. He has been a hostage negotiator since he completed his FBI basic negotiator school in 2005. He became team leader, reviving the Farmers Branch PD negotiations team.