Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence

Program Resources

Crisis Intervention Teams are robust programs containing ongoing, operational, and sustaining elements.  The Core Elements included in each of these categories work together to create a fully operational CIT program; therefore, implementation and adherence to the core elements are central to the success of a program’s goals.

Remember CIT International’s motto that “CIT is more than training!”

Ongoing Elements

Operational Elements

Sustaining Elements

If you are just getting started in developing a CIT program, please refer to the Getting Started webpage to review the CIT Toolkit, Core Elements, Ohio CIT Coordinators Expert Consensus Document, and much more!


Phone: 330.325.6670

Ohio Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence

NEOMED Coordinating Center of Excellence