Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)

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Several Brentwood Police Department Officers have completed Crisis Intervention Training at the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy.

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The mission of CIT is to deliver a positive law enforcement crisis intervention service to those with mental illness by:

  1. Providing cooperative community partnerships of law enforcement, mental health service providers, consumers, families and advocates.
  2. Coordinating and enhancing services to people with mental illness and/or substance abuse problems through law enforcement based Crisis Intervention Teams.
  3. Providing leadership to facilitate CIT programs and playing an integral role in the design of training for the CIT officers.
  4. Supporting success and continuing improvement of CIT.