Crisis Intervention Team
The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is a group effort bringing the police and the community together for the common goals of safety, understanding, and service to mentally ill persons in emotional crisis situations, and their families.
The Crisis Intervention Team (C.I.T) will set a standard of excellence for our officers with respect to treatment of individuals with mental illness and to respond to a crisis and work with the community to resolve each situation in a manner that shows concern for the citizen’s well being.
To teach law enforcement personnel how to respond to any request to provide assistance to persons who have a diagnosed mental illness or who are in a volatile emotional crisis; provide referrals to the proper social agencies; diversion of certain persons away from the criminal justice system and toward treatment, whenever available and appropriate.
Contact the LVMPD CIT program office via:
Phone: (702) 828-0220
Please do not use this phone number or email to report a crime or request immediate police service. Please contact LVMPD by phone or in person.
LVMPD General Information
Non Emergency: 3-1-1 or (702) 828-3111