May 1, 2015
  • Multi-faceted strategy that includes crisis intervention trained (CIT) patrol officers, co-responder units, Homeless Outreach Team (HOT), Boarding Homes Enforcement Detail, a proactive Chronic Consumer Stabilization Initiative, and comprehensive dispatcher training
  • Mental health training for all officers that includes:
    • 40-hour Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training for all cadets
    • 8-hour advanced CIT classes
    • State-mandated 8-hour CIT refresher for all officers with their Basic Peace Officer Certification
    • 40-hour Mental Health Peace Officer class for veteran officers
    • 8-hour CIT class for newly hired jail staff
    • 4-hour CIT refresher class for jail staff
    • 24-hour Telecommunications Crisis Communications class
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