CIT class photo

Eleven law enforcement and probation officers and other staff completed a week-long Crisis Intervention Team training last month that was sponsored by the Four County ADAMhs Board and NAMI Four County. Participants and instructors were, front row, from left: Bethany Shirkey, instructor, ADAMhs Board; Officer Bradley Cash, Swanton Police Department; Justin McCall, chaplain Montpelier Police Department; Officer Madelyn Griffin, Wauseon Police Department; Probation Officer Ashley Bowen, Napoleon Municipal Court; Probation Officer Kelly Tietje, Bryan Municipal Court; and Drena Teague, CIT coordinator. Back row, from left: Napoleon Police Chief Dave Mack, instructor; Deputy Tim Dennie and Lt. Cliff Vandemark, Defiance County Sheriff’s Office; Sgt. Steven Waxler Jr., Fulton County Sheriff’s Office; Randy Luke and Kim Shaffer, Community Hospitals and Wellness Center security officers; and Napoleon Police Department Detective Jamie Mendez, instructor. Not pictured is David Riker, superintendent of the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention Center.

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