Upole, Vincent
Incident Debrief: North Beach Barricade

This presentation will discuss the challenges of negotiating with a subject in a third-story room from an armored vehicle. On June 27, 2019, the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police responded to check the welfare of a Navy Veteran. When they arrived, the subject barricaded himself and displayed a rifle to officers. Members of the Maryland State Police Crisis Negotiation Team were called to assist.

Vincent Upole - Bio
Lt. Vincent Upole is a 19-year veteran of the Maryland State Police. He began his career in 2001 as a Cadet in the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division and is currently the commander of the Rockville Barrack. He has worked various assignments throughout the State of Maryland but primarily in the Washington Metro Troop and Western Maryland. In 2014, he earned a Master's Degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University. Lt. Upole is a current member of the NTOA and completed the tactical leadership module of the NTOA Command College in January of 2020. He completed the FBI Basic Crisis Negotiation Course in 2012 and serves as a member of the Maryland State Police Crisis Negotiation team as well as the Western Maryland Combine Negotiation Team.