By Terry Kovarik
The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department is ready should a disorderly conduct call turn out to be a mental health crisis. Dispatchers and deputies go through Crisis Intervention Training or CIT. Sheriff Matt Joski says the training helps responding deputies shift from criminal response mode to connecting people in crisis with those who can help.
Sheriff Joski says the Kewaunee County Human Services Department has staffers who can be contacted around the clock. They can work with deputies to determine what type of help may be needed by those dealing with a mental health crisis.