This class is provided in accordance with the Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) Plan strategy #10a – Crisis Intervention Training Program for King County Sheriff, Police, Jail Staff, and Other First Responders.
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 mental health crisis.
This class will combine hands-on physical force options training and classroom lecture
Options will include resource options and full spectrum force options to include:
- isolate and contain
- avoid engaging
- de-escalation tactics
- physical control tactics
- less lethal
- deadly force
Equipment Needs (Required and Optional):
All students are required to bring:
- Duty belt with belt keepers
- Taser holster
- Civilian type shirt/jacket to wear when concealing weapons in waistline
Optional equipment needs: mock duty weapon ONLY if carry something other than a Glock, mat shoes, knee pads, mouth piece, and light duty gloves.
King CO SO Only Special Instructions:
- Commissioned law enforcement personnel will receive backfill reimbursement for their attendance at this training based on a backfill rate of $55/hour per MIDD contract. Agencies must complete a backfill reimbursement form to be eligible for the reimbursement. Lunch and breaks will be provided while attending this class as noted in the MIDD contract.
- Forms available at the bottom of this page.
- King CSO personnel must submit reimbursement forms directly to King CSO Advanced Training Office.
- Students that have taken at least 8 hours of tactical communications, Verbal Judo, de-escalation techniques, CIT related or any other communication type classes.
Who can attend our classes?
- Open to all law enforcement officers and deputies in the State of Washington who meet the pre-requisites.
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.
- Trainings held outside of King County –Statewide- will NOT have meals provided due to funding.
- Monday-Friday (One Day)
- 0800-1700 (Check Student Instructions)
- Dates Vary, Check Schedule
- Deadline: If, for any reason, it becomes necessary to cancel the application, you must notify the registrar via email
seven (7) days prior to class.
- Fee: $50 for no shows and late cancellations (less than 7 days), or course fee, whichever is greater.
There is no test for this class.
Priority of Acceptance
If submitting more than one application, mark each one in the order you’d like them accepted. This is a required field in WSCJTC LMS Online registration.
CIT Application (Rev. 10/2013)
All applications must be signed. Unsigned applications will not be processed.
Reimbursement Form (Rev. 2012)
King CSO must submitted forms directly to the KC Advanced Training Unit
Reimbursement Form Instructions
WSCJTC LMS Online Registration, FAX 206-835-7953, email:
Course, Program or Policy Questions
Rachelle Parslow, CIT Program Administrator
Sgt. Don Gulla, Program Coordinator
Bob Graham, CIT Program Manager
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