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Georgia LEOs Shoot Man in 'Mental Distress' Who Fired Shotgun at Them

July 6, 2018
Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix said that his deputies are "devastated" at the outcome of the incident.

Former Virginia Officer Protests Pending Release of Man Who Shot Him in Head

May 16, 2018
Bashir, who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, was found not guilty by reason of insanity after trial evidence showed a voice in his head commanded him to shoot Laboy.

Lincoln (NE) Police Department

May 3, 2018

The Lincoln PD partners with mental health providers to get REAL about helping individuals in a mental health crisis.

Video: Cleveland Officer Under Investigation for Not Aiding Other Cops in Struggle

February 28, 2018
During the struggle, one officer calmly walked down the street to get an ambulance crew. He can be heard telling paramedics, "I don't want to go hands on. I don't want none of that cause I don't want to…be under investigation."

Cleveland Officer Under Investigation for Not Aiding Other Cops in Struggle

February 28, 2018
During the struggle, one officer calmly walked down the street to get an ambulance crew. He can be heard telling paramedics, "I don't want to go hands on. I don't want none of that cause I don't want to…be under investigation." More Here.

Active Shooters, Gun Control, and Mental Health

February 16, 2018
If we are truly serious about reducing active shooter deaths, we must stop the political posturing and the self-serving, useless rhetoric and commit ourselves to the many viable solutions that are out there. We owe it to our children to find a way.

NYPD Officer Found Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill Woman

February 15, 2018
A New York Police Department sergeant has been found not guilty in the fatal shooting of a bat-wielding mentally ill woman.

TN Officer Stabbed Trying to Detain Mentally Ill Suspect

January 31, 2018
Roby reportedly stabbed one officer and he attempted to injure 10 other officers on the scene by throwing explosive devices.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

October 16, 2017

If you respond to a call involving a suicidal person who's not
endangering anyone else, it might be best to not intervene.

Video: VA Officer Found Not Guilty of Manslaughter in OIS

October 10, 2016
A jury has found a Norfolk, VA, police officer not guilty in the 2014 death of a mentally ill man.

VA Officer Found Not Guilty of Manslaughter in OIS

October 10, 2016
A jury has found a Norfolk, VA, police officer not guilty in the 2014 death of a mentally ill man, reports WVEC. "I have my life back," Officer Michael Edington said outside court. More Here.

Mental Illness Suicide Attempt

June 9, 2016

You get a call of a suicidal adult male who has a history of mental illness. He has been depressed, got into an argument with his mother, and has armed himself with a sharp kitchen knife.

San Jose Police Department Makes Accountability Push with Training, Data Initiatives

May 10, 2016
Changes include bringing in an expert who challenges the way police view racial and gender bias and requiring all officers to learn how to better deal with mentally ill people.

Phoenix Officer Violated Policy in Shooting, Use of Force Board Says

September 18, 2015
The Phoenix Police Sergeants and Lieutenants Association is disappointed in the findings and says it does not factor in the split-second decision the sergeant who shot Cusseaux had to make.

Video: Man Killed by Police After Movie Theater Attack with OC and Hatchet Carried Airsoft Pistol, Hoax Bomb

August 6, 2015
Montana was arrested in Murfreesboro in 2004 for assault and resisting arrest, according to officials. He was known to have psychiatric issues, and he had allegedly been committed four times, twice in 2004 to TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion Mental Health Clinic in Nashville and twice in 2007 to a different facility.

California Chief Defends Officers' Violent Arrest of Mentally Ill Man Attacking Mother

June 9, 2015
The first officers who arrived on scene said they saw Velasco throw his mother into traffic in front of moving cars. More Here.

Video: California Chief Defends Officers' Violent Arrest of Mentally Ill Man Attacking Mother

June 9, 2015
The first officers who arrived on scene said they saw Velasco throw his mother into traffic in front of moving cars.

Supreme Court Sides With Police in Confrontations With Mentally Disabled

May 19, 2015
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police cannot be sued for using force against people with mental disabilities when their constitutional right to privacy is not clear.

Massachusetts State Police Sued in Shooting of Mentally Ill Man

April 14, 2015
The complaint, filed by Justiniano's younger sister Damaris Justiniano against Colonel Timothy P. Alben, the head of the Massachusetts State Police, and the involved trooper, a 25-year veteran, alleges that Alben failed to provide the agency with "policies, procedures and equipment allowing citizens with mental health crises to be treated through humane, nonlethal means."

Oregon Agency's New Mental Health Crisis Response Policy Urges De-escalation

January 6, 2015
The Portland (Ore.) Police Bureau has drafted a much-expanded policy that stresses the need for officers to recognize behaviors "characteristic'' of mental illness and safely de-escalate encounters.
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