Mental Health

Mental Health

Responding to individuals are affected by mental illness or are in crisis is an increasing challenge and important issue in policing. The IACP is committed to helping the law enforcement field in implementing effective police responses to individuals in mental health crisis which ensure public and officer safety.

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Excited Delirium

Law enforcement agencies should develop a cooperative response protocol shared by the agency, the emergency call center, emergency medical services (EMS), and hospital emergency department staff. The...

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