Lieutenant Jeff Carrion
Lieutenant Jeff Carrion brings more than two decades of law enforcement experience after starting his career with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office in New Jersey in 1999. In 2001, Lieutenant Carrion made the move to Arizona and began working with the Peoria Police Department, where he remained until 2021. Lieutenant Carrion recently moved to the Goodyear Police Department. Over his 20 years with Peoria, Lieutenant Carrion has had a variety of assignments in Patrol, Support Services, Operations Support and the Special Assignments Unit as both an officer and a sergeant.. Lieutenant Carrion has a long-lived passion for helping individuals in crisis and began his role with Peoria’s Crisis Negotiations team in 2003 as both a negotiator and eventually a team leader. In his last assignment with Peoria, Lieutenant Carrion supervised all things mental health related for the department including his work with their Crisis Intervention Team Program. Lieutenant Carrion and his team served a vital role in the creation of the West Valley CIT Coalition and developed countless outreach programs created to assist individuals in crisis, especially the vulnerable homeless population. Lieutenant Carrion is a member of the Arizona Tactical Officers and serves as the co-chair of the Crisis Negotiation section. He is a one of the ATOA representatives on the National Council of Negotiation Associations. Lieutenant Carrion is also the second Vice President of the Arizona Crisis Intervention Team Association. Lieutenant Carrion currently serves as the Goodyear Police Department Crisis Negotiation Team Commander and Assistant Swat Commander.
The Castle Hot Springs Incident
The Castle Hot Springs Incident is a debrief of an armed subject in crisis that placed a call to police about a dead person. The incident takes place in the unforgiving Arizona desert on a hillside with treacherous conditions. This incident required negotiations in some unconventional positions and presented communication challenges the team had not previously […]