Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office recently completed training in Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.
CIT training is funded by a federal grant and conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Health Illness in Tennessee with the support of the Tennessee Department of Corrections and a statewide taskforce of stakeholders including law enforcement, mental health care professionals, advocates and families. It is the goal of the Sheriff’s Office to be as trained and prepared as possible to aid citizen’s in need. The Sheriff’s Office will continue to make every effort to be as prepared and able to provide aid to citizens of Franklin County in any and every way possible.
Completing the program: Capt. Greg Lewis, Lt. George Dyer, Inv. Kalyn Machuta, Inv. Curtis Francis, Corporal Adam Smith, Deputy Samuel Penny, Lt. Nikki Nash and nurse Jason Taylor completed the 40-hour training from November 30th through December 4th, 2020.