Law Enforcement Officer | Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator | FTO
Peter Elste has been a Police Officer for 21 years. He started his career working four years with the NYPD 73rd Precinct in Brownsville, Brooklyn. During his short time with NYPD, he was part of the Street Narcotics Unit and Community Conditions Unit.
Pete is currently serving with the Danbury Police Department where he is a Field Training Officer, Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator, and a member of the Emergency Services Unit and Peer Support Team.
Pete also serves on the Executive Board of Responder Wellness Inc., a non-profit organization that works to support First Responders in the State of Connecticut.
September 07, 2022
Crisis Intervention Team coordinator Peter Elste works closely with Crisis Intervention Clinician Scott Alvord on the Danbury Police Crisis Intervention Team. Together, they respond to calls involving mental and behavioral issues to help connect people to available services.Mental Health And Therapy Law Enforcement Crisis Intervention
July 20, 2022
Pete Elste shares his story of addiction, restructuring his path to recovery, and staying grounded. A resilient leader who has proven that you can achieve anything you put your mind to, Pete is an inspiration for his peers and anyone struggling with addiction who is looking for a resilient role model.Resilience Tools Law Enforcement Addiction And Recovery
March 02, 2022
On this episode of Responder Resilience we hear from a veteran, firefighters, paramedics, police officers and dispatcher who have used EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) to overcome traumatic stress.Ptsd And Emdr Resilience Tools