By Tammy McCoy-Arballo
Counseling Team International Clinical Psychologist
Well, it is about time.
This needed to happen.
For too long we have required our law enforcement officers to respond to incidents involving people experiencing symptoms of mental illness and not given all of our officers the needed training.
The many law enforcement officers I know are incredibly talented and skilled at a great many things. They have tremendous communication skills and are able to master the moment when they are faced with the unexpected.
However, it is simply unfair to send any of law enforcement officer to those calls without training and education about the aspects of various mental illnesses. Read More & Share