Sunday, December 6, 2009

1960 Police Training Video, 2010 Police Training Conference- 60 years later

It's been 50 years since this Police training video was produced. Some things remain true, some have changed quite a bit. Crisis Intervention Team training has continued to make significant improvements. Join us in San Antonio for the first International CIT Conference, June 1-3, 2010

Monday, November 30, 2009

CIT Pin Contest

The 2010 CIT International Conference will be held in San Antonio, beginning June 1st. At each conference, a contest for the best CIT pin is held. The winner is announced at the conference and will be announced at the banquet in 2010. We have a pin that has been created, but I was hoping to enlist each of you to come up with the best looking pin ever for San Antonio. We are looking for creativity. Please send me your creation by email or fax to 210 207-2077, attn, Sgt. Romana Lopez. I am including the pin that has already been created in case you think this pin should be the one we submit. We will have a vote on January 15, 2010 at a CIT meeting and only those attending the meeting will have a vote. Please submit your pin before January 15, 2010 to be considered. Thank you all.

For additional Conference information click here 2010 International CIT Conference

Sgt. Romana Lopez
San Antonio Police Dept.
N.W. Substation

Monday, October 19, 2009

CIT International Conference

The City of San Antonio, Texas is proud to host the 1st Annual International CIT Conference

at the beautiful Marriott Rivercenter Hotel.

The CIT International Conference will showcase initiatives that promote collaboration between law enforcement, mental health and advocacy systems in serving the mental health population. The conference will provide multiple workshops that highlight innovative initiatives which invite collaboration and innovation among attendees in their respective communities. Over 100 presentations will showcase usable information that can be applied and utilized to create a standard of excellence in community policing and strengthening the public safety net. This year’s conference is being offered for the first time on an international level to meet the needs of providers and users of services around the globe!

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Serves as the Director for Bexar County's new Mental Health Department created in December of 2013 by Commissioners Court. Previously he was the Director of Communications and Diversion Initiatives,The Center for Healthcare Services, Mental Health Authority. • Gilbert Gonzales has more than 29 years of experience in the field of substance abuse and mental health crisis prevention and in treatment provision as a clinician, university faculty member, project/program director and policy advisor. Gilbert Gonzales has led strategic planning, treatment, training and policy development. He continues to lead new systems initiatives that help mental health and substance abuse service providers promote collaboration and build service capacity in support of diverse populations.