Critical Incident & Stress Management Team (CISM)

The Jacksonville Beach Police Department, Critical Incident & Stress Management Team (CISM) is comprised of volunteer sworn and non-sworn personnel of the police department. Additionally, the team is supported by an outside Mental Health and Crisis Intervention Specialist. The purpose of the team is to provide peer to peer support to personnel who have been involved in a traumatic incident, on or off-duty. The team members are trained in the cause and effect of stress, and attempt to address this through time, following an incident.