investigators from the Quincy, Ephrata, Othello, and
Moses Lake police departments; the Grant and Adams
County sheriff's offices; Washington State Patrol; and
the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
CBIT has 12 detectives, four supervisors, and a team
CBIT was originally formed to investigate officer
involved shootings, major accidents, and major
use-of-force incidents where significant injuries are
sustained. In 2009, it was decided by the CBIT board,
made up of chiefs and sheriffs, that the team would also
be available to assist in homicide investigations.