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Improving Police Mental Health Response

August 14, 2014

While mass shootings are most prominent in the nation's mind, mental illness is often part of the common calls officers face, including domestics, substance abuse, emotional distress, armed persons, and suicide by cop.

Video: Dallas Officers Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Screwdriver

June 15, 2014
Two Dallas police officers shot and killed a man alleged to have threatened them with a screwdriver.

Dallas Officers Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Screwdriver

June 15, 2014

A 38-year-old man was shot and killed in the doorway of his mother's home Saturday morning by two Dallas police officers responding to a 911 call.

According to the police department, Jason Harrison, who suffered from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, threatened the officers with a screwdriver. Read Full Story Here

Video: Virginia Officer Shoots Teen

May 27, 2014
A Purcellville (Va.) police officer shot and killed a teenager who was allegedly threatening suicide. Police report that the teen lunged at the officer with a knife just prior to the shooting.

Ohio Enacts Law to Create LE Database of Mentally Ill Subjects

January 2, 2014
Three years after Clark County (Ohio) Deputy Sheriff Suzanne Hopper was ambushed and killed by a deranged man, a new rule went into effect Wednesday requiring courts to notify police about violent offenders with a mental illness.

Video: Portland Police Deploy TASER at Armed Man in Market

November 19, 2013
Police said they fired multiple TASER shots at a 47-year-old man who was spotted shoplifting and then grabbed knives from a display rack in an aisle of a Portland, Ore., Whole Foods Store.

Portland Police Deploy TASER at Armed Man in Market

November 19, 2013

Portland (Ore.) PD police are seen firing multiple TASER shots at a 47-year-old man who was spotted shoplifting and then grabbed knives from a display rack in an aisle of a Whole Foods Store. Read the full story here.

Video: Calif. Woman Shot After Pointing Replica Gun at Police

November 18, 2013
Long Beach, Calif., police shot a reportedly mentally ill woman Saturday after she brandished what appeared to be a handgun in their direction. The "gun" was later determined to be a replica.

Portland Police Agree to TASER Policy Changes

November 7, 2013
The police union waived its right to challenge proposed changes to the Police Bureau's use of force and Taser policies -- although it's unclear what final changes the city agreed to make.

Maine Trooper Cleared In Shooting

October 9, 2013
A Maine State Police trooper was justified in using deadly force when a man pointed a hunting rifle at him in June, the state's attorney general announced Tuesday.

Capitol Chase Suspect Had History of Mental Illness

October 4, 2013
The dental hygienist who led police on a pursuit through the heart of Washington, D.C., on Thursday that ended in her fatal shooting by officers suffered from depression and other mental breaks.

Video: Mo. Officer Saves Bridge Jumper

October 3, 2013
A Kansas City (Mo.) Police sergeant grabbed a suicidal man early Saturday before he could jump off a highway overpass. Sgt. Steven Griswold had responded to a stranded motorist call.

Calif. Officers Cleared In Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill Man

October 2, 2013
A federal judge has cleared several San Jose Police officers who shot and killed a mentally ill man in his back yard after he had slashed his brother's throat.

Video: Navy Yard Shooter Wielded Sawed-Off Shotgun

September 25, 2013
The FBI has released preliminary findings of the Sept. 16 Washington Navy Yard shooting that includes new details about the shooter's weapons, a timeline of his movements, and his mental state leading up to the shooting.

Wis. Cop Killer Will Be Released

September 20, 2013
Alan Randall may have been better off going to prison for killing two police officers in 1975. He might have been freed in his early 30s, with most of his life still ahead of him.

Navy Yard Killer Had History of Mental Illness

September 17, 2013
The man authorities say killed 12 people in Monday's Washington Navy Yard rampage had a history of mental illness and reportedly told people he was hearing voices.

Video: Knife-Wielding Man Charges Seattle Officer

September 12, 2013
Newly released dash-cam video shows a Seattle Police officer shooting and wounding a mentally ill man who charged him with a knife in June.

Gunman Brought 500 Rounds to Atlanta-Area School

August 21, 2013
The man who walked into a DeKalb County, Ga., elementary school Tuesday armed with an AK-47 brought nearly 500 rounds of ammo, authorities said Wednesday.

Shots Fired: Jackson County, Kansas 02/18/2000

August 11, 2013

No sooner were the words out of Schoen's mouth than he observed the shooter coming down the ladder in front of the house and walking toward his patrol car. He heard his K-9, "Falco," barking at the man from his back seat kennel.

Suspect Threatens Trooper with Voodoo Curse After Racist Rant

August 8, 2013
A drunk-driving suspect unleashed a racist tirade and threatened a Massachusetts trooper with a voodoo curse after allegedly running a newspaper delivery truck off the road on Monday.
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