Improving Responses to People with Mental Illnesses: Strategies for Effective Law Enforcement Training

This publication serves as a practical handbook written for law enforcement personnel and staff at other agencies who are planning a training initiative that will support a CIT, co-response, or other type of specialized law enforcement-based response program, as well as for individuals looking to enhance an existing training initiative.  This project was coordinated by the Council of State Governments Justice Center with support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice.

2008 | The Council of State Governments Justice Center
You might also be interested in

Survey Shows Reentry Services Halting Across U.S.

Many reentry operations reported concerns about keeping their doors open, reporting cash-flow challenges and some layoffs. The situation…

Read More

Funding Spotlight: Supporting Collaborative Approaches to Community Issues

Apply for two Bureau of Justice Assistance grants: one to address opioid and substance use issues, the other…

Read More

‘It’s Causing A Lot of Stress’: How Reentry Professionals are Navigating the Pandemic

From her time in prison to her years helping others reenter society in Pennsylvania, Marsha Banks has experienced…

Read More