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Overtime/Backfill Reimbursement: NEW!

This 40-hour Crisis Intervention Team Training class is designed to educate law enforcement officers on becoming a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer.

The course will cover;

  • The legal aspects of mental health commitments
  • Liability issues
  • Mental disorders ( including indicators of mental illness)
  • Understanding mental illness
  • Documentation
  • The interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill and their families
  • The mental health system
  • Intervention strategies for dealing with both low and high risk situations.

Students may participate in role playing scenarios during this class. Each training class will contain specific details related to training in the student instructions.

Backfill / Overtime Instructions:

Who can attend our classes?

  • Law enforcement officers and deputies within the state of Washington.
  • Criminal justice, fire, mental health providers, and other emergency responders if space is available.

Dress Code and Identification:

  • Uniform, agency logo clothing, or business casual attire is appropriate for attending a WSCJTC class.
  • Visible official ID is recommended (badges/agency IDs) while on campus.
  • Off Campus classes may have dress requirements in the student instructions.

Cost: None

  • Overtime/Backfill Reimbursement is available for CIT 40-HR Statewide Basic classes.
  • OT/Backfill Reimbursement for Statewide CIT Training are listed below;
  • After completion of the training - the student's agency should submit an invoice to CJTC requesting overtime/backfill.  The invoice must list the name of the student and the class dates.  After verification of the student's attendance the reimbursement request will be submitted for payment.


  • Monday-Friday
  • 0800-1700
  • Dates Vary, Check Schedule

Cancellation Policy:

  • Deadline: Notify the registrar via email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it seven (7) days prior to class.
  • Fee: $50 for late cancellations and no shows



How to Apply:

Law Enforcement: Online Registration-LMS (Only agency authorized personnel can access this tool. Contact your Training Manager on your local procedures).
Questions: Contact LMS Help Desk |   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Non Law Enforcement: Application


Course, Program or Policy Questions

CIT Registrar This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Rev Nov 2017

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
8062-5 February 12 -16, 2018 Tacoma Police Department
3701 South Pine Street, Tacoma
WA 98409
Open  / None  

8062-6 March 19 -23, 2018 Everett Police Department - South Precinct
1121 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett
WA 98208
Open  / None