It’s time for every officer to have crisis intervention team training

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training is expanding, although still not mandated in Connecticut. It prepares police officers for calls involving people in a mental health crisis, which cannot always be predicted until on scene. It teaches the skills necessary to address and recognize a crisis.

Denise Paley

About Denise Paley

Denise Paley is an advisory member of the CT State Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services, a board member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Shoreline Affiliate, and a member of the steering committee of Stop Solitary CT.