Pictured (left to right) Sergeant A. Sanchez, Investigations; Sergeant N. Groves, Crisis Intervention Response Team (CIRT); Assistant Chief W. Baimbridge; Sergeant S. Wick, Homeless Outreach Team; Captain B. Staney;  Sergeant J. C. Silva, Crisis Intervention Response Team; Lieutenant P. Plourde; Sergeant J. Ramirez, Crisis Intervention Response Team (Not in photo Sergeant R. Nassif, Administration/Training)

Photo by Senior Officer Matt Fowler, Houston Police Photo Lab.



To provide a professional, humane, and safe response to individuals with behavioral health problems and to the homeless.


To develop and oversee the department’s multi-faceted strategies for responding to individuals with behavioral health problems and the homeless and to provide guidance in the areas of policy and procedures.