The Community Intervention Center (CIC) is facility which is housed within the Enid Police Department. It operates twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week, for the temporary detainment of juveniles arrested by law enforcement for misdemeanor and non-violent felony offenses. It is partially funded through a contract with the State of Oklahoma, Office of Juvenile affairs. The main functions of the CIC is to:
- Provide immediate and appropriate consequences when a juvenile allegedly commits a misdemeanor or non-violent felony offense.
- Increases a police officer’s time in the field by supervising juveniles until parents arrive to pick up their child.
- Provides a database to assist police, juvenile courts, prosecutors and other appropriate service agencies.
- Refers families to needed social services
- Provides screening, initial assessment, pre-court assessments, to assist courts in treatment planning.