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Title: CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING FOR POLICE USING CIVILIAN INSTRUCTORS - A PRACTICAL MODEL
Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:42  Issue:10  Dated:(3CTOBER 1975)  Pages:254-258
Author(s): F B SCHREIBER; J ANDREWS
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BOUDLER (CO) INSTITUTED A ONE-HALF DAY CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING COURSE FOR POLICE BASED PARTLY ON COURSES PREVIOUSLY GIVEN IN NEW YORK CITY AND LOUISVILLE WHICH UTILIZED ROLE-PLAYING SIMULATION.
Abstract: THE SIMULATIONS WERE PERFORMED BY STAFF MEMBERS OF THE BOULDER COMMUNITY MENTAL HELATH CENTER. THREE TO FIVE SKITS WERE PRESENTED DURING THE SESSION. THEY GENERALLY INCLUDED A FAMILY DISTURBANCE, A PSYCHOTIC INCIDENT, AND A SUICIDE. POLICE REACTED FAVORABLY TO THE PROGRAM. THIS TYPE OF PROGRAM IS THOUGHT TO BE WELL-SUITED TO MEDIUM-SIZE POLICE DEPARTMENTS (BOULDER'S POPULATION IS ABOUT 75,000).
Index Term(s): Colorado; Crisis intervention training; Police crisis intervention
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