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CIT Graduation

Officers Graduating

Sergeant Josh Hayes of the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department and Co-Chair of the Alamance County CIT Steering Committee, presenting a CIT Certificate and Pin to Deputy Josh Hilgartner of Alamance County Sheriff’s Department at CIT Graduation on May 12th, 2017 at Lake Mackintosh Club House, Burlington.

On May 12, 2017–14 Law Enforcement Officers from across Alamance County graduated from CIT Training.  The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training is a 40 hour course taught locally by trained community professionals. CIT provides law enforcement-based crisis intervention training for assisting those individuals with a mental illness, and improves the safety of patrol officers, consumers, family members, and citizens within the community. CIT is a program that provides first responders with the skills and training necessary to more effectively work with mentally ill citizens who may be experiencing a crisis.