Fairfield Police and Mental Health Awareness

FAIRFIELD POLICE FEATURED IN NEWS ARTICLE ON POLICE MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS TRAINING: The Fairfield Police Department and its Crisis Intervention Training program was recently featured in an article which was published as part of a reporting partnership that includes NPR, WNPR and Kaiser Health News.

The Fairfield Police Department remains dedicated to maintaining a safe community and strives to achieve that mission through Professionalism, Honor and Excellence. We are committed to our mission and remain ever vigilant in our service to the residents and visitors of the Town of Fairfield.

The Fairfield Police Department's Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) was formed in June 2011 and is comprised of Police Officers, Detectives and Dispatchers with special training in the recognition of, and response to, a wide variety of Mental Health and Substance Abuse issues.  The Crisis Intervention Team and the Fairfield Police Department aspire to provide the best services possible to individuals and families living with mental illness and take every possible step to connect these individuals and families to the resources they need.

Recently, the Fairfield Police Department and its CIT program was fortunate enough to be featured in an article which was published as part of a reporting partnership that includes NPR, WNPR and Kaiser Health News.

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