Crisis Intervention Team up and running for Columbia police

Sunday, July 26, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 9:39 a.m. CDT, Sunday, July 26, 2009

COLUMBIA — Since graduating 51 police officers from Crisis Intervention Team training in May, local law enforcement agencies have started putting their new skills to use. The Columbia Police Department has already received 91 reports of CIT training in action, averaging about two reports a day, Capt. Dianne Bernhard said.