Keith Calloway, Executive Director | JB Pritzker, Governor
CIT Calendar


Upcoming CIT Training Events
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Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 3 at (630) 896-8860 or by email at michele@nemrt.com.

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Course Description: Across the United States, police departments spend countless hours training officers on the use of force involving simple wrist locks and pressure points; chemical agents and physical strikes; and progressing to impact weapons and firearms. While this type of training is critical for all law enforcement officers, agencies must provide proper “Tactical De-Escalation Techniques” to officers as well. Regardless of an agency or officer’s individual views of de-escalation tactics, it MUST be ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 8 at (309)268-8430 or register online.

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Course Description: As emergency dispatchers are a critical link in the CIT program, this 8 hour course will introduce and familiarize attendees with the CIT training program. Call takers/911 operators will gain knowledge in how to recognize a behavioral crisis call and the appropriate questions to ask and relay to the responding CIT officer. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 9 at (618) 498-5611 or by email at westcentral@gtec.com.

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Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

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Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the correctional setting who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. As this course is specially tailored for correctional officers responding to an inmate in mental health crisis, the CIT-C course may only be attended by certified county corrections officers. The five day course incudes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced CIT officers and representatives ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

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Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

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Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 12 at (217) 819-4027 or by email at medwards@ccrpc.org.

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Course Description: This 2-day class will increase the resiliency of your officers while equipping them to train and respond to their fellow officers. A resilient, pro-active department focused on mental fitness increases performance, morale, retention, and recruitment. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 12 at (217) 819-4027 or by email at medwards@ccrpc.org.

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Course Description: As emergency dispatchers are a critical link in the CIT program, this 8 hour course will introduce and familiarize attendees with the CIT training program. Call takers/911 operators will gain knowledge in how to recognize a behavioral crisis call and the appropriate questions to ask and relay to the responding CIT officer. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 13 at (217) 345-3344 or register online.

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Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the correctional setting who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. As this course is specially tailored for correctional officers responding to an inmate in mental health crisis, the CIT-C course may only be attended by certified county corrections officers. The five day course incudes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced CIT officers and representatives ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 13 at (217) 345-3344 or register online.

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Course Description: This three day, (24 hour) course is intended for officers who have already attended the basic CIT 40 hour course (CIT-B). This advanced CIT class will expand upon the youth component of the basic 40 hour training. Participants in this training will review topics such as the impact of child/adolescent mental health, trouble shooting, crisis planning, risk assessment and active listening/de-escalation. Officers will also partake in realistic scenario role play exercises. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 14 at (618) 277-1550 or register online.

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Course Description: As emergency dispatchers are a critical link in the CIT program, this 8 hour course will introduce and familiarize attendees with the CIT training program. Call takers/911 operators will gain knowledge in how to recognize a behavioral crisis call and the appropriate questions to ask and relay to the responding CIT officer. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 15 at (618) 536-1515 or by email at office@mtu15.com.

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Course Description: This three day, (24 hour) course is intended for officers who have already attended the basic CIT 40 hour course (CIT-B). This advanced CIT class will expand upon the youth component of the basic 40 hour training. Participants in this training will review topics such as the impact of child/adolescent mental health, trouble shooting, crisis planning, risk assessment and active listening/de-escalation. Officers will also partake in realistic scenario role play exercises. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 15 at (618) 536-1515 or by email at office@mtu15.com.

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Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the correctional setting who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. As this course is specially tailored for correctional officers responding to an inmate in mental health crisis, the CIT-C course may only be attended by certified county corrections officers. The five day course incudes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced CIT officers and representatives ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 15 at (618) 536-1515 or by email at office@mtu15.com.

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Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 16 at (815) 630-5212 or by email at training@tri-river.org.