Law enforcement officers are increasingly called to respond to incidents involving persons with mental illness. These interactions are fraught with risks—for the individual in crisis, the officers and the department. Adding to the pressure are several recent court decisions that have put law enforcement agencies “on notice” to better train officers to recognize the signs of mental illness and adjust tactics accordingly.
This webinar explores how agencies can better prepare officers for interaction with persons with mental illness.
Chief Ken Wallentine
Director, Utah Attorney General Training Center
Senior Legal Advisor, Lexipol
Director, CTS Services, LLC
Executive Director, CIT Utah, Inc.