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Police, Fireman and First Responders 

When people go into crisis, Police, Fireman and First Responders are often going to make the "first contact."  This section is about de-escalating the situation, improving safety, and saving lives.  Thank you for viewing this material.


Cops, Cop-Out on Empathy? 
A look at protective agencies that are becoming more and more devoid of empathy.  Could it be their underlying weakness?

Response from Captain Richard E. Madory, a Field Services Division Commander with the Corona Police Department.
That letter here.


Crisis Intervention Team

Houston Police Department

What is C.I.T.? CIT is becoming a buzzword within the Houston Police Department and in law enforcement agencies across the state and nation. What exactly is it? Why do we have it?

Success with Houston's Crisis Intervention Team

Portland Police Department

Mission Statement
"The mission of the Crisis Intervention Team is to use understanding and skills gained through specific training to identify and provide the most effective and compassionate response possible to police situations involving people in a mental health crisis."

Ventura Police Department