Laurel Highlands Region CIT
c/o Johnstown Police
Member of the National Crisis Intervention Team Association
"How could a police department not want to have a CIT program? The benefits to the community and police are enormous.
The Laurel Highlands Region CIT program was highlighted on the local television station WJAC TV on 5/19/08.
We wish to thank news anchor, Jennifer Johnson for the outstanding coverage provide by her and all the folks at WJAC who helped.
The WJAC Video is being shown at various Veterans Administration facilities across the country as a means of promoting CIT with in the VA.
We are proud that the WJAC News piece highlighting the Laurel Highlands Region Police CIT Program was chosen as tool by the VA to assist with implementing CIT.
The Next CIT Training will be held
April 21-25, 2014
Up Coming Speaking Engagements
If you would like to have presentation about the Laurel Highlands Region CIT Program at your next meeting, conference or program, please contact the coordinators through our "Contact Page" or the numbers at the left.
Please check our Media/Forms button to see where we have been and spoken.
The Laurel Highlands Region CIT Program is happy to announce that we have partnered with Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.
Our CIT training will take place at the Penn Highlands Campus. http://www.pennhighlands.edu/
We regret the Passing of our Mental Health Coordinator and friend, Patti Costic. Patti lost a battle with cancer in the fall.
Our training will be dedicated to her and all the work she had done to help the CIT program move forward.
To the new CIT teams from
Also the 13 local Officers, Dispatcher, Magisterial Judge, State Correctional Staff, Mental Health Professionals and Security Officers
Crisis Hot Lines
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and call for help..... know that when a CIT Officer responds, you will be treated with dignity and respect!
Copyright © 2013