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Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officers of the Year

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officers of the Year

The Ventura County Law Enforcement Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) is pleased to announce the 2017 “CIT Officer of the Year” recipients. The 2017 CIT Officer of the Year award was presented to Corporal Dean Cole of the Ventura Police Department and Deputy Greg Lindsay of the Camarillo Police Department. This is the first year that […]

Contact A Cop | Community-Based Crisis Intervention

Contact A Cop | Community-Based Crisis Intervention

  The mission of the Ventura County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is to develop partnerships with mental health consumers and their family members, and other agencies and organizations. CIT officers will respond to individuals who are in crisis as a result of a mental disorder, and shall assess and assist those individuals in the most […]

Oxnard Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training is a Fraud

Oxnard Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training is a Fraud

By Armando Vazquez As with so many other current policing practices, Officer Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training is a lot more about Public Relations than about truly preparing officers adequately respond to a crisis call involving mental illness. Cops in America are trained universally to go into a situation with force, come out alive, shoot […]