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California Officer Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Former Police Captain

November 13, 2018
A veteran FTO and his rookie partner arrived to the scene and quickly discovered a pool of blood on the floor and a man with a knife with a 12-inch blade coming at them, according to the Fresno Bee.

Former Texas Deputy Acquitted in Brutality Case

September 27, 2018
A former Harris County, TX, deputy constable accused of police brutality was found not guilty Wednesday by a Harris County jury.

Man Shot by Ohio Police at Hospital Had Reached for Officer's Gun

September 6, 2018
Officers arrived to find 38-year-old Cory Fraley in distress, saying "I'm ready to die" before lunging for an officer's sidearm.

Handling Suspects’ Claims of Insanity During Interrogation

September 4, 2018

Using the mnemonic "INSANITY," PNCLIS (pronounced "Pin-clis") incorporates eight essential elements to assist law enforcement with collecting and documenting information about a suspect's thought processes at and around the time of an offense.

Nebraska Police Rescue Missing 90-Year-Old Man Who Suffers from Dementia

August 30, 2018
Vitauts Grinvalds had last been seen at around eight o'clock in the morning. Police located him at about four in the afternoon, and returned him safely to his home.

Man Who Shot and Paralyzed Missouri Officer Refutes Insanity Finding

August 17, 2018
A St. Louis man charged with shooting and paralyzing a Ballwin police officer in 2016 has been found mentally unfit to face trial. The man — identified as 33-year-old Antonio Taylor — is contesting the finding by the Department of Mental Health.

Cleanup on Aisle Four: Policing in America Today

August 16, 2018
Hopefully, as people appreciate and understand what their public servants do for them on a 24/7 basis, more of them will appreciate police officers for what most of them are — good people who want to help others.

The Homeless Crisis: Why Service Providers Should Partner with Police

July 27, 2018
We cannot fix the problem of homelessness through enforcement actions alone. Police are the people being called to deal with the issue at a street level, but they are not the people who have the capabilities to address the root causes of chronic homelessness — the two most common being mental health issues and substance abuse.

Colorado Sheriff Joins Effort to Pass Law to Keep Guns from Mentally Ill

July 26, 2018
Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock has joined with 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler in a renewed effort to create a "red flag law" in Colorado that would allow guns to be confiscated from the severely mentally ill.

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.
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