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Training and Events

Mind Fitness/Resiliency Training for First Responders

April 7-9, 2017
St. Thomas Seminary
467 Bloomfield Ave.
Bloomfield , CT

Food and overnight accommodations at St. Thomas Seminary are included due to the generosity of Believe 208.

FEE: $53.66

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2017 Crisis Intervention Team Training

Provides general knowledge beneficial to officers in managing a wide range of crisis situations. Information and Registration.

NEW - 2017 New Face of Law Enforcement Training

De-escalation strategies for Police and Front Line personnel

Information and Registration

  • Additional 2017 Locations and Dates TBD

CT Municipal Police Peer Support Training

Peers will learn the skills needed to provide effective peer support and when and how to make an effective referral to their EAP.

  • November 14-16, 2016; Postponed to January 9-13, 2017; St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield

A fee of $100 per person will be charged.
Continental Breakfast and Lunch included.

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Welcome to CABLE, Inc.

Connecticut Alliance To Benefit Law Enforcement

Hartford Courant Article Believe 208 Run Held In Memory Of Officer Paul Buchanan

Helping Police families cope with traumatic events - PDF - Click Here
Helping Police families (Children and Youth) cope with traumatic events - PDF - Click Here

Links to press Coverage of The New Face Of Law Enforcement

Hassett Trains Cops To Dial It Back

  • Article From the New Haven Independent

WNPR Broadcasts Related to CABLE

Video Highlights of the 2013 CIT International Convention in Hartford hosted by CABLE

The Connecticut Alliance to Benefit Law Enforcement, Inc. (CABLE) brings community and law enforcement resources together to address common issues related to mental health.

CABLE is a grassroots, non-profit 501 (C)(3) research and training collaborative who's mission is to serve as an interdisciplinary resource and catalyst for law enforcement and community collaboration, support and education.

This unique organization is composed of a cross-section of stakeholders:

  • municipal and state law enforcement personnel
  • mental health professionals
  • families and persons with mental illness
  • educational institutions

CABLE's strength is its ability to bring together people from diverse perspectives who are committed to work collaboratively for the common good.

The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt. -- Frederick Buechner

The Hour Newspapers Article - Norwalk police take steps to train for 'suicide by cop' situations
2013 Chief Michael Fallon CIT Leadership Award
Awarded to Lt. Shaun McColgan, Danbury PD and Officer Sue Bowman, Windsor PD

CABLE Newsletter Winter 2012-2013
  • CIT on a College Campus
  • Helping the Helpers: Important information for first responders
  • 2013 International CIT Conference in Hartford!

New Study May “Radically Alter” How Police Deadly Force Is Viewed

A new study done by a member of the Force Science Research Center may “radically alter” how police deadly force is viewed.

WSHU Radio CIT Broadcast – Part 1: Hearing

WSHU’s Mark Herz reports on Crisis Intervention Team—or CIT—training which helps police officers understand mental illness.