In April 2021, the Alamance County Pretrial Supervision Program initiated a pilot program for Electronic Monitoring with GPS Satellite Tracking.  This is an additional program resource to enable individuals awaiting trial to be released from jail under electronic monitoring/supervision while they await trial.  The pilot is approved for a maximum of eight individuals at this

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While CIT Training for Law Enforcement and EMS was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are happy to report that the Alamance County CIT Steering committee is again meeting and 2 training events have been scheduled for 2021, with a 3rd possible date being added. The training events are scheduled for September

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In October 2020, the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs awarded Alamance County a three-year grant for $741,678. The Sheriff’s Office applied for the grant in partnership with RHA Healthcare, as the sub-award recipient.  The four project deliverables for this grant include:

1)  Expanding current Behavioral Health Crisis Center operational hours by 40%,

 2) Enhancing community

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“Congratulations to all Law Enforcement Agencies in Alamance County. Their commitment to CIT leads to positive results like this.

The actions mentioned in the Washington Post story about the Burlington Police Department are exactly what my family experienced a few years ago in Burlington. The de-escalation skills work. My family has experienced incidents involving mental illness

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The Stepping Up Semi-Annual Task Force meeting was held with approximately 35 community leaders and stakeholders in attendance. Highlights of the program featured updates as well as Chief District Court Judge Tom Lambeth speaking to the group relative to work being done in the county around Bail Bond Policy Revision and our Pretrial Supervision Program.  A

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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 lived experience.  Similar to a

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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 law enforcement officers and

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