Southern Miss workshop features Crisis Intervention Training | Schools
Mississippi police officers and behavioral health practitioners received special training designed to assist them with creating Crisis Intervention Teams in their communities during a workshop sponsored by the School of Criminal Justice at The University of Southern Mississippi.
More than 30 volunteers from Hattiesburg and surrounding areas attended the “train the trainer” event, June 18 and 19, on the Hattiesburg campus.
Retired Memphis police officer Sam Cochran and Dr. Randolph Dupont, developers of the Crisis Intervention Team model, provided the training. Cochran, a Southern Miss graduate, and Dupont have received numerous national awards for their work in developing CIT.
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