crisistraining950.jpg

Crisis Training for Ventura Cops: Going Beyond the Call of Duty

Reporter Cara Santa Maria looks at how police departments across Ventura County have implemented comprehensive crisis intervention training for all officers. Recent fatal cases of police confrontations with the mentally ill have highlighted the need for better officer training. With the goal of having all officers "CIT trained," Cara Santa Maria profiles the program and the officers who have implemented one of the most comprehensive programs in the county.

Reporter Cara Santa Maria also rides along with an officer on patrol with the Ventura Police Department, and attends a training to see how law enforcement have learned to effectively diffuse situation.

Featuring Interviews With:

  • Ratan Bhavnani, executive director, National Alliance on Mental Illness Ventura County
  • Detective James Espinoza, Ventura Police Department
  • Commander Mark Stadler, Ventura Police Department
  • Kiran Sahota, Ventura County Behavioral Health, MHSA program manager
  • Chief Ken Corney, Ventura Police Department

Upcoming Airdates

S8 E2: Coastal Housing Crisis

SUBSTANDARD OF LIVING

In this episode, SoCal Connected's Deepa Dernandes meets with Dario Pini, a landlord who calls himself a savior of Santa Barbara’s working class, but the City—and many of his tenants—have a different take on Pini. SoCal Connected looks at whether this self-proclaimed savior is actually a slumlord, and why it's taken officials nearly three decades to stop him.


BACK FROM THE BRINK

  • 2017-10-21T05:30:00-07:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-10-22T11:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

SoCal Connected

They’re tiny, weaponized, and carry a potentially deadly payload. They’re called “Assassin Bugs” and they can be as common as the backyard mosquito or as exotic as the so-called “kissing bug"--and they're here in Southern California, spreading some of the deadliest - and neglected- diseases in the world. a group of children with facial birthmarks and deformities receive a life changing experience thanks to the efforts of a team of volunteer doctors and nurses.

  • 2017-10-24T13:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-10-26T14:00:00-07:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-10-28T05:30:00-07:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-10-29T11:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

SoCal Connected

  • 2017-10-31T13:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-11-01T06:30:00-07:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-11-02T14:00:00-07:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-11-04T05:30:00-07:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-11-05T10:30:00-08:00
    KCET-HD

SoCal Connected

  • 2017-11-07T12:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-11-07T17:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-11-08T05:30:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-11-09T13:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-11-11T04:30:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-11-12T10:30:00-08:00
    KCET-HD

SoCal Connected

  • 2017-11-14T12:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-11-14T17:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-11-15T05:30:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-11-16T13:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-11-18T04:30:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2017-11-19T10:30:00-08:00
    KCET-HD