Crisis Intervention Team Program

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Crisis Intervention Team (C.I.T) is a group of deputies specially trained, on a voluntary basis, to deal with emotionally distressed individuals in a variety of situations in the community. These situations may include suicidal persons, persons exhibiting irrational behavior, handling psychiatric patients, the homeless, various mental health concerns and or referrals and any other situations that deal specifically with the needs to the mental health community and emotionally disturbed person(s). 

The Sheriff's Office has been doing this program since 2017 and has over 22 members including the road patrol, corrections and 9-1-1 center, who have been certified as C.I.T members.