Behavioral Health Unit (BHU)

CIRT Team MembersThe unit is currently staffed by three co-responder teams. Each team consists of a sworn officer that is paired with a mental health clinician. Responsibilities include liaising with the mental and behavioral health community, assisting in calls for service with a mental health relation, and proactively addressing problems before they have a chance to develop to the crisis stage. The officers assigned to this unit also train the department’s officers in Crisis Intervention. 

  1. Robie Cochran


  1. Rick Dearing

    Master Police Officer

  1. Carl Mitcham

    Senior Police Officer