Sheriff’s Office Adds Mental Health Workers to Crisis Negotiation Team
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
Sheriff Honsal is pleased to announce the addition of three Mental Health professionals to the Sheriff’s Office Crisis Negotiation Team. The Sheriff’s Office and mental health workers have been working together for many years on situations that require negotiators. Recently it was decided that those mental health workers should be incorporated into the negotiator team. Three mental health workers recently graduated the basic negotiator course and will be used in future call outs. This will greatly enhance the ability to negotiate with persons who are struggling with mental health issues.