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Northeast Delta Crisis Intervention Team holds Annual Awards

Posted: Updated: Feb 1, 2013 02:12 PM

MONROE, La., (KNOE 8 News) - The Northeast Delta Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) held its 6th Annual awards banquet this week at the Monroe Civic Center.

Retired Baton Rouge PD commander J.T. Gardiner was the guest speaker. His topic was core values and service to the community.

CIT is a law enforcement program specifically designed to educate and train officers to respond and assist persons with mental health issues. The program is funded by the Office of Behavioral Health and has trained over 400 officers and 200 dispatchers from all parishes in Northeast Louisiana.

The following law enforcement officers received awards:

Monroe Police Department Officers
Stephen Snowberger- Special Recognition Award
Jason Hendrix- Special Recognition Award
Bruce Brown- Special Recognition Award
Colette Major- Special Recognition Award
Carrie Hatcher- Special Recognition Award
Regina Jackson- Special Recognition Award

Ouachita Sheriff Department Deputies
Deanna Smith- Special Recognition Award
Brandon Davis- Special Recognition Award
Whitney Fontana- Special Recognition Award

CIT Dispatcher of the Year Award for Northeast LA
Sgt. Teresa Johnson- Ouachita Sheriff Department

CIT Officers of the Year Award for Northeast LA
Brandon Foley- Monroe Police Department
Arthur Bradshaw- Monroe Police Department

Administrator of the Year Award
Lisa Griffin, Sharon Jackson, and Jonathon Phillips- LSU Medical Center- Conway

Larry Baum Leadership Award
CPL Tobyn Berry- Monroe Police Department

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