City of Scottsdale – Crisis Intervention Police Crisis Intervention Specialists
What they provide – There are three Police Crisis Intervention Specialists (PCIS) staffed at the advocacy center on a full-time basis. They provide valuable support to the victims of violent crimes. They work closely with Investigators, nurses, DCS, and the victims to provide critical support. Their responsibilities include victim advocacy and crisis intervention, transportation, resource guidance and referral. They are involved with many investigations from the beginning and also handle follow up on cases involving special victims and people in need of mental health services.