CANCELED - CIT Utah Academy - Southwest Region - Cedar

  • 05 Feb 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • 09 Feb 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Heritage Center - 105 North 100 East, Cedar City, UT.
  • 28

Registration

  • Pre-authorization from the Regional Coordinator is required to register for this Academy as a non peace officer. Please contact the the coordinator to obtain the registration code to be entered during the registration process.
  • Sworn Peace Officer within the counties listed in the description.

    By submitting this registration, you certify that you currently are certified in the State of Utah as a Sworn Peace Officer or are a Sworn Federal Officer and employed as such.
  • Sworn Peace Officer outside the counties listed within the description.

    By submitting this registration, you certify that you currently are certified in the State of Utah as a Sworn Peace Officer or are a Sworn Federal Officer and employed as such.

This CIT Academy is a forty-hour course of instruction that is completed in a one-week session.

The objectives of the CIT Academy are to:

    Increase officers' awareness of behavioral health issues and empathy of individuals experiencing behavioral health disorders.

    Instruct officers in effective techniques utilized when encountering individuals experiencing behavioral health issues and provide safer interventions.

    Broaden officers' knowledge of resources and understanding of legal issues.

    Assist officers with understanding how to provide the most appropriate resolutions.

Peace Officers who successfully complete this training and pass all required testing will be recognized by the State of Utah as a CIT Officer.  

Non peace officers that successfully complete this training will receive a certificate of completion.

Due to some physical aspects of this academy, peace officers on light duty will not be allowed to attend.

Hosted by:

The Cedar City Police Department

& Southwest Behavioral Health Center

Tuition for this Academy:

$75 for Peace Officers of agencies within Iron, Washington, Kane, Beaver, Garfield Counties.

$150 for Peace Officers of agencies outside of those counties.

$75 for all Non Peace Officers

For further information, please contact:

CIT Regional Coordinator

Corporal Justin Chappell, Cedar City Police Dept.

jchappell@cedarcity.org

(435) 592-0162

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