Crisis Response Support SectionCrisis Response Support Section
The Threat Management Unit is responsible for investigating all threats directed to the City’s elected officials and aggravated stalking cases on a Citywide basis; maintaining liaison with identified entertainment industry studios within the City; investigating workplace violence involving City entities and employees; and, servicing as a standing resource for the City’s Threat Assessment Team, which manages workplace violence cases perceived to present a danger to City employees.
The Mental Evaluation Unit/ System-wide Mental Assessment Response Team (SMART) and the Case Assessment Management Program (CAMP), work together assisting field officers with suspected mentally ill persons. They provide referrals, intervention and/or placement in mental facilities for individuals needing acute mental health intervention. The two entities have a partnership program with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.