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

    Phone: 762-400-7163

  1. Rick Dearing

    Master Police Officer
    Phone: 762-400-7174

  1. Carl Mitcham

    Senior Police Officer
    Phone: 762-400-7348