This policy brief from the National League of Cities provides examples and guidance on triage centers from national partners and cities across the country.
Law Enforcement Publications
This report identifies innovative practices that have proven successful in reducing the arrest and incarceration of individuals living with mental illness in jurisdictions across the country.
This issue brief aims to assist law enforcement with how to help offer interventions to those with substance addictions.
This report from the April 2018 Officer Safety and Wellness meeting discusses how a broad range of law enforcement community members came to the table to discuss ways to eliminate persisting factors leading to line-of-duty-deaths; ways to improve access to mental health services and prevent tragedies such as suicide; and the implementation of emerging, innovative ideas for supporting the holistic health and wellness of officers and agencies across the country.
This resource is an online, comprehensive collection of information and resources focused on identifying and reducing the risk of reoffending or noncompliance with a community’s justice system requirements.
Findings described in the report are based on data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ 2015 Police-Public Contact Survey, a supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey.
This report shows revised official estimates of violent criminal victimization that replace previously released 2016 estimates that did not permit year-to-year comparisons.
This series of web-based mental health training videos provides officers with tools needed to readily identify the signs of mental illness in the field and to safely and effectively de-escalate these encounters.
The guide “offers a unique ‘for the field, by the field’ perspective” focusing on research-based best practices. It includes sections on law enforcement leadership, violent crime identification and analysis, and critical elements of strategies to fight violent crime, such as community engagement, technology, and training.
This publication examines how law enforcement agencies around the country are recognizing the importance of monitoring and tending to employees’ physical and mental health and wellness by discussing the establishment and operation of a dedicated unit at the San Diego Police Department.