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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Police receiving mental illness training, faster alarm response times and more on ‘Behind The Badge’

BTB Dec 2020

Police officers and dispatchers are receiving Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training to better interact with people with mental illness. The latest episode with Public Information Officer Larry Flowers also features how people can expect home and faster response times when their alarm goes off.

The most recent edition of ‘Behind the Badge’ is available on YouTube at 'Behind the Badge'.

‘Behind the Badge’ is airing on Murfreesboro CityTV throughout the upcoming months, features:

• K9 Teams from across the Southeast are brushing up on their search and rescue skills.

• The Murfreesboro Police Department and other law enforcement agencies are working to better understand how to help people with mental health issues.

• When an alarm is activated at your home or business, you want the assurance that help is on the way. Alarm customers can now expect better alarm response times with the implementation of the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol or ASAP.

The ‘Behind the Badge’ December 2020 episode is hosted by Public Information Officer Larry Flowers and produced by Michael Nevills quarterly at the Murfreesboro Police Department headquarters building.

The show airs various times on CityTV. View program schedule here: https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/111/CityTV-Program-Schedule-Location.

CityTV can be found on Comcast Xfinity Channels 3 and 1094, Channel 99 on AT&T Uverse, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV via Cablecast Screenweave app, and YouTube.

For the latest Police news, visit https://murfreesborotn.gov/Police.