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Patrol Paradigm Shift: CIT and the Mentally Ill

By Kelly Sharp

CIT adds that extra bit of education to help officers determine if the person they are interacting with is showing signs of mania, depression or schizophrenia, and what the different approaches are for each illness.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2012)
 

Emergency Response and the Mentaly Ill

By Kelly Sharp

Knowing how to deal with and care for individuals affected by mental illness has always been a challenge in the U.S., and the mentally afflicted and their families may often turn to law enforcement for help. As officers will inevitably come in contact with the mentally ill, it is important that they eradicate the mindset that mentally ill people are necessarily more violent than others.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
 

NTOA's Annual CNT Conference

 

This year marks the 11th annual Crisis Negotiations Conference held by the National Tactical Officers Association. Each year’s conference provides a greater roster of talented and experienced speakers, and this year will be no different. Here is a review of last year’s CNT conference and the topics addressed by many of the speakers.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

First Aid for Mentally Ill or Emotionally Disturbed Persons

By Liz Boardman

The Mental Health First Aid training program teaches officers strategies for recognizing and responding to mental illness.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2010)
 

Crisis Intervention Team

By Ed Sanow

This is a patrol-oriented, 40-hour training course based on the premise that special people have special needs, will respond in a predictable way, and deserve special care.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2006)
 

SWAT Versus Schizophrenia

By Brian Haughton

When dealing with the mentally ill, even normally reliable less-lethal weapons may not be effective.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2006)
 

Crisis Intervention Team

By TR Staff

The Crisis Intervention Team training teaches officers to deal with mentally ill subjects with a different approach.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2006)
 

Family Liaison Officer

By James Arey

Establishing a Family Liaison Officer has been crucial to the New Orleans SWAT Netogiation Team's success in gathering intelligence on suspects.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2005)
 
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