MISSOURI CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM (MO CIT) COUNCIL
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Officer Lorya Knox has worked as an officer with Sikeston Department of Public Safety for over twenty years. She’s served as a school resource officer, a DARE officer and is currently assigned to patrol division working the streets and answering calls. She has always gone beyond the call of duty in serving her community. Most recently she has been assisting a young pregnant woman who became involved with law enforcement after having to stop her psychotropic medication due to the pregnancy. She has assisted the local sheriff in working with this young lady, working on her time off or weekends to help in de-escalating, supporting and encouraging the young lady and her family in continuing treatment. Thank you, Officer Knox, for your empathy and service!
Missouri Crisis Intervention Team Internationally Recognized...
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The Missouri Crisis Intervention Team (MO CIT) Council is focused on the health and safety of our communities, agency providers, their staff and patients. Click below to learn more on the COVID-19 virus, myStrength and important updates.
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The Missouri Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Council is a network of representatives from each established local council across the state, Community Mental Health Liaisons (CMHLs), state agencies and associations, and those with lived experience. The Council works to address any structural barriers at the state level and advocates for policy and legislative changes that may be necessary to support health and wellness. The Council also provides direction and support on the CIT curriculum, training expansion, and implementation of the program.
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Jason Klaus, Detective
Missouri CIT Coordinator
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221 Metro Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Contact: Jason Klaus, Detective
Missouri CIT Coordinator
Contact: Kimberly Hicks
Community Integration Manager
Contact: Crystal Kent, Detective
Contact: Katie Horstman
Director of Training & Events 573.634.4626 x110