New Mental Illness Training for Local Law Officers – 1360 WCHL

State Senator Ellie Kinnaird says the training 25 area law enforcement officers will get on how to deal with people with mental illnesses is invaluable.

The program is called Crisis Intervention Team, or CIT.  The aim of the training is to provide more options for arresting officers when dealing with people with mental illness, including recommending treatment options rather than imprisonment. Story continues here ➤