Although it can be perceived as common sense to have a NOC (Negotiation Operations Center) that is free of outside distractions, in reality that is not always the case due to a variety of reasons. This includes funding and sometimes planning.
Have a look at the headline and snippet below to read how the lack of a mobile NOC played a role in the recent incident in Sydney. Also read more about how the environment is an important nonverbal communication element to crisis negotiations [here].
NSW Labor promises counter-terrorism funding after it emerges police lacked tactical van during Martin Place siege