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Jan 10, 2017: CIT Officer and VIPS Coordinator Present at City Council Study Session

CIT Officer and VIPS Coordinator Present at City Council Study Session

January 10, 2017

At last night’s City Council Study Session, two IPD officers were scheduled to give staff reports on two important programs within the Independence Police Department.

In the video below, Officer David Abraham, Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer, begins his presentation at the 15:37 mark. He explains the history and current CIT program, including his new full-time position. Officer Abraham is followed by Officer Billy Pope, Crime Prevention Officer, about the Volunteers In Police Service (VIPS) program. We hope you enjoy this information.

http://www.ci.independence.mo.us/city7/citycouncilvideo?id=198840769