CIT training held in Harnett County in June
Publication Date: June 28, 2022
During the week of June 13, 2022, Harnett County hosted Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training for 17 law enforcement officers and other first responders. CIT is a rigorous 40-hour class that teaches first responders skills they need when working with individuals experiencing mental illness or other behavioral health problems. Students represented the Harnett County Sheriff's Office, the Dunn Police Department, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety-Probation and Parole, and Harnett County Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Lt. Scott Jeffries of the Harnett County Sheriff's Office served as host officer. CIT training in Harnett County is a partnership of the Harnett County Sheriff's Office, the Dunn Police Department, Harnett County EMS, Central Carolina Community College, Daymark Recovery Services, Good Hope Hospital, Therapeutic Alternatives - Mobile Crisis, Sandhills Center, and NAMI-Cumberland, Harnett & Lee. Photo credit: Kellie Moran, Sandhills Center.
Above: Harnett County CIT graduates - June 2022