Crisis Intervention Unit
The duties of the Sheriff’s Office Crisis Intervention Coordinator may include, but are not limited to,
- Riding along with deputies on patrol on various shifts.
- Assist with notification of any suicide, death or serious injury.
- Working with deputies to assist in any kind of crisis situation where the presence of a trained person might help.
- Counseling Agency members in response to stress or family crisis problems. Any and all such assistance will be privileged and confidential between the deputy and counselor involved.
- Visiting with sick or injured members of the Agency at their home or in the hospital.
- Assist the MCSO Honor Guard Commander to organize the Sheriff's response to ceremonies for Florida officers killed in the line of duty.
- Serving on boards and/or other committees per the Sheriff’s request.
- Advising the Sheriff in all matters of crisis nature involving the Agency and performance of law enforcement duties in the community. Further, the CIC shall act as liaison with local organizations and other associations on matters pertaining to the moral and religious welfare of police personnel.
- Assisting the Sheriff in the performance of appropriate ceremonial functions.
- Providing practical assistance to victims.
- Assisting at suicide incidents.
- Assisting with specialized teams when requested (Crisis Response, Hostage Negotiation, SWAT, EOD, etc.).