GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Greenville Law enforcement Section obtained a unique recognition on Wednesday.
GPD was named Legislation Enforcement Company of the 12 months by the N.C. Law enforcement Executives Affiliation. GPD Main Mark Holtzman was between individuals in attendance to take the award.
The award was obtained because of to GPD’s cell crisis application that started off two decades in the past with Built-in Household Companies. Law enforcement officers and mental health experts co-respond to psychological health-connected calls to deliver proper care for people in the Greenville local community.
GPD is the first agency in Jap North Carolina to put into practice this variety of application. Holtzman stated it’s an honor to be recognized.
“Police departments all throughout the point out, even the important departments of Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, they are all element of this. it is an honor to have your colleagues and these other agencies just take a glimpse at the operate we’re carrying out right here in Eastern North Carolina and acknowledge what an critical plan the mobile crisis application is for a community,” said Holtzman, who is stepping down as law enforcement main at the end of this week.
Holtzman mentioned GPD responded and helped with 800 calls final 12 months. They carry on to grow the system so they can go on to answer to the psychological wellness demands in Greenville.