As of September 2019 Durham CIT has trained 1045 Police Officers and

First Responders

Major Elijah Bazemore

Durham County Sheriff Department

2017 CIT Officer of the Year
2018 CIT Heart of Durham Award

NAMI Durham Board Member

Elijah Bazemore is a 30-year veteran of the Durham County Sheriff’s Office.  April 11, 1988 Elijah Bazemore joined the Durham County Sheriff’s Office Detention Services Division.  He has worked his way up the ranks to his current position of that of Major of Administration - Programs.   As Major or Administration - Programs he plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Detention Services Division.  Supervises reviews and evaluates Administration - Programs division activities and makes recommendations relative to improvements in organization, staffing, procedures and methods.