Legislation to Build Crisis Intervention Support, Provide Mental Health Training for Police Clears Committee

New Jersey Senate Democrats

November 16, 2021

TRENTON –Legislation that would require the Police Training Commission (PTC) to contract with a crisis intervention training center to assist and support counties in developing a Crisis Intervention Team model to provide mental health training to police officers and to help guide them in responding to persons under stress or in psychiatric crisis, was released by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.