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Richmond County is site of June CIT training

Richmond County is site of June CIT training

Publication Date: July 07, 2023

CIT training held in Richmond County

During the week of June 26, 2023, a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training class was held in Richmond County. Eight members of law enforcement and first responder agencies graduated from the 40-hour training program, held in the Robinette Center at Richmond Community College. Det. Jan Owens of the Rockingham Police Department served as host officer. Participants represented the following first responder agencies: FirstHealth of the Carolinas Hospital Security, Richmond County Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Richmond County Sheriff's Office, and Richmond Police Department. CIT in Richmond County is cosponsored by Sandhills Center, Daymark Recovery Services, FirstHealth – Richmond County EMS, FirstHealth of the Carolinas - Hospital Security, Hamlet Police Department, NAMI-Moore County, the North Carolina Department of Adult Corrections, Rockingham Police Department, Richmond Community College, Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, and Therapeutic Alternatives Inc. - Mobile Crisis Management. Photo credit: George E. Reynolds Jr., NAMI-Moore County

Above: Richmond County CIT graduates with cosponsors - June 2023