(via CBSNewYork)- NYPD Officer Kelly Habekostbeen has been through CIT — Crisis Intervention Training — to deal with the homeless in Harlem.
“It trained me on how to approach them,” she said.
“Maybe one person you would approach in a friendly manner, whereas another one you might have to be a little more serious.”
Tony Aiello took an exclusive look at a new NYPD outreach program in Harlem aimed at a more personal approach to the problem.
Read more from CBS New York [HERE].
Read more on how the NYPD Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training is helping officers engage people in crisis [HERE].