These checklists can help law enforcement, behavior health, and local leaders determine whether their Police-Mental Health Collaboration (PMHC) programs align with promising practices for improving outcomes for law enforcement encounters with people with mental illnesses or who are in mental health crisis.
Law Enforcement Publications
This report offers recommendations about successful stigma-change campaigns, how best to encourage people to seek treatment and supportive services for themselves or others, and the research needed to inform and evaluate these efforts in the U.S.
This report describes findings from a national survey of crime survivors and points to opportunities for further research and reform to advance polices that align with the needs and perspectives of victims.
This brief can serve as a tool for teachers, service providers, law enforcement officials, and others working with young people to consider the connections between homelessness and justice-involvement.
This brief explores juvenile assessment resource centers, crisis response centers, and crisis intervention teams across the country that address the needs of youth and connect families to resources and services without the need for juvenile justice involvement.
This report details recent evaluations of Bureau of Justice Assistance-funded programs, which include services, grant administration, and criminal justice policy designed to build safer communities.
This manual is a roadmap for tribal and community leaders who want to develop joint jurisdiction courts or initiatives.
This report provides information on a wide range of evidence-based practices for screening and assessment of adults in the criminal justice system with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders.
This report from the Vera Institute of Justice contains recommendations on how community health providers and police can work together to promote access to health services for marginalized populations with criminal justice system.
This training video from the International Association of Chiefs and the Bureau of Justice Assistance assists law enforcement agencies with reducing the trauma experienced by children during and after a parental arrest.