Crisis Intervention Team Training (CIT) Force Options, Course #8080
Prerequisites:
  • Students that have taken at least 8 hours of tactical communications, Verbal Judo, de-escalation techniques, CIT related or any other communication type classes.

Cost: None.

Who can attend?

  • Open to all law enforcement officers and deputies in the State of Washington who meet the prerequisites.

Link to course registration and further information is available via WCIA's website, just click "Register for this event" button.

This is an 8-hour class to educate law enforcement officers on issues related to Crisis Intervention. The course is designed to provide training to law enforcement professionals to use appropriate force options when dealing with someone in mental health crisis.

This class will combine hands-on physical force options training and classroom lecture. Options will include resource options and full spectrum force options to include:
  • isolate and contain
  • avoid engaging
  • de-escalation tactics
  • physical control tactics
  • less lethal
  • deadly force

Equipment Needs (Required and Optional):
All students are required to bring:
1. Duty belt with belt keepers
2. Gun
3. Taser holster
4. Civilian type shirt/jacket to wear when concealing weapons in waistline

Optional equipment needs: mock duty weapon ONLY if carry something other than a Glock, mat shoes, knee pads, mouth piece and light duty gloves.

This course is currently being offered on 07/09/2019, 07/23/2019, 12/09/2019.