CIT - Force Options

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 behavioral health crisis. This class will combine hands-on physical force options training and classroom lecture.

Participants must have taken at least 8 hours of tactical communications, Verbal Judo, de-escalation techniques, CIT related or any other communication type classes.

Free

Who can attend our classes?

Class is open to all law enforcement officers and deputies in the State of Washington who meet the pre-requisites.

Reimbursement

Reimbursement is available for this class.  For more information, please review this information sheet.

 

Required Equipment

  • Duty belt with belt keepers
  • Gun
  • Taser holster
  • Civilian type shirt/jacket to wear when concealing weapons in waistline

Optional equipment

  • Mock duty weapon ONLY if carrying something other than a Glock
  • Mat shoes
  • Knee pads
  • Mouth piece
  • Light duty gloves

Dress Code

Visitors attending training at the WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus. 

Visitors not wearing agency identification can attend classes in business casual attire.  They will need to check in at the front desk and wear a clip-on visitor's identification card.

Schedule

Classes are typically held 1000 - 1830, unless otherwise noted.

REGISTRATION

Contact your training unit or Training Manager to register you in the Acadis Portal.

If classes are full, or not available, please complete the Course Interest Survey.  This is not a waiting list, but instead helps us see if there is enough interest to create another class.  If we schedule a session, we will contact everyone who has completed the survey and request that registration be completed.

Follow this link to view scheduled CIT Courses held through WSCJTC.

  • Click on “Filters” type
  • Click on “Program;” choose “Crisis Intervention (ATD-CIT)” and then Apply.

Cancellation

Deadline to cancel is 7 days prior to class.  Send an email to cit@cjtc.wa.gov to cancel your registration.

$50 no show or late cancellation fee.

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