The Crisis Services Team (CIT)

Call 834-3131

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training is a specialized training for law enforcement in dealing with individuals with mental illness.

The CIT training is coordinated by Crisis Services.
Some of the goals of the CIT Training model includes:
• Focus on diversion and linkage
• Reduce officer injury
• Reduction of use of force
• Reduce 9.41 transports
• Collaboration between Police and Crisis Services
• Create Personal Safety Plans
Officer Milosich can speak to his work as a CIT officer and the impact this training has had on his response to residents with mental illness.

He also can speak to the collaboration with Crisis Services on this effort.

Call 834-3131

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