Law Enforcement Teams (LET)

Law Enforcement Team (LET) Members in the FieldLaw Enforcement Teams (LET) are co-response teams consisting of an officer and a LACDMH mental health clinician who respond to 911 calls involving mental health crises. These teams ensure that the individuals in crisis receive appropriate, specialized care, and safe transportation to the treatment facilities. LET and LACDMH’s Psychiatric Mobile Response Teams (PMRT) support one another as resources permit.

Mental health clinicians have already been assigned to work with 39 of the 46 police departments in Los Angeles County. Current LET programs include:

  • Alhambra Police Department Mental Evaluation Team (AMET)
  • Beach Cities Police Departments – Redondo, Manhattan, Hermosa Beach, El Segundo
  • Burbank Police Department Mental Health Evaluation Team (BMHET)
  • Culver City Police Department
  • East San Gabriel Region Police Departments – Covina, West Covina, Azusa, Glendora
  • El Monte Police Department
  • Glendale Police Department
  • Long Beach Police Department
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – LASD – MTA CRU, North and South County METs, RAMP, Community College Sheriff’s Bureau
  • Los Angeles Police Department – SMART, CAMP
  • Los Angeles World Airports
  • Monterey Park Police Department
  • Pasadena Police Department Homeless Outreach Psychiatric Evaluations (HOPE)
  • San Gabriel Police Department
  • Santa Monica Police Department
  • South Bay Police Departments – Gardena, Hawthorne

Law Enforcement Teams Fact Sheet

Learn more about Emergency Outreach Triage Division’s programs.