This day and a half workshop focused on people with mental illness and co-occurring disorders, involved with the criminal justice system in our county and more than 25 participants from across the criminal justice continuum participated including advocates, law enforcement executives, behavioral health providers, judges and a host of community leaders—as well as individuals with… Sequential Intercept Mapping Exercise Held October 24th and 25th, 2019
Alamance County is excited over the full support of all law enforcement jurisdictions within the county in having entire agencies trained in Crisis Intervention Team Training (40 hour course). In addition, EMS also is sending many of its staff. 10 CIT trainings for Law Enforcement and EMS have taken place since October 2016 including 180… CIT Graduation
A local team from Alamance County was among 18 counties invited to attend Attorney General Josh Stein’s Roundtable on Pretrial Release and Accountability. Included in the local team were the Sheriff, the District Attorney, the Magistrate, our Clerk of Superior Court, our Chief Superior Court Judge and Chief District Court Judge; as well as the… Local team invited to AG’s Roundtable on Pretrial Release Services. January 18, 2019, Raleigh NC
The final Crisis Intervention Team Training for Law Enforcement and First Responders for 2018, was held the week of December 3rd -7th at Lake McIntosh Clubhouse in Burlington. Approximately 25 officers and first responders completed this nationally accredited course and graduated on December 7th, 2018. This brings the total LE and First Responders completing this… Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training Graduation December 7th
Commissioner Bob Byrd and Kirk Puckett, Public Information Officer for the Sheriff’s Office presented on the Stepping Up Initiative in Alamance County at the NC Rehabilitation Annual Conference in Cary, NC on November 8th. The presentation highlighted the national crisis of those with mental illness or mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse, who are being… NC Rehabilitation Conference in Cary, NC on November 8, 2018
Approximately 50 community leaders, agency heads and citizen advocates gathered at the ARMC Cancer Center Auditorium on October 4th to hear updates on Alamance County Stepping Up including information on the Mental Health Crisis Response Team at the Sheriff’s Office, Pre-Trial Release Planning efforts, latest data; as well as viewing a video featured on the… Stepping Up Initiative Task Force Meeting October 4th, 2018
19 Officers from across Alamance County graduated in Crisis Intervention Team Training ( CIT) on May 11, 2018–including one EMS staff and two Detention Officers. The 40 hour training was held at Lake McIntosh in Burlington the week of May 7-11. Since May 2016, more than 130 Officers have been certified in CIT Training.
Below are photos from the Alamance County Stepping Up Day of Action held at the Historic Depot in downtown Burlington on Wednesday, May 16th. The National Day of Action celebrated 2 years of the Stepping Up Initiative and included a hotdog lunch prepared and served by the Sheriff’s Department, with Smitty’s Homemade ice cream for… Highlights from the Alamance County Stepping Up Day of Action