Mental health crisis or meth? | Modern Policing

This article reports challenges faced by police when encountering someone behaving erratically — is it a mental health issue or a substance abuse issue? Officers working in areas currently experiencing a surge in meth abuse may find it difficult to tell which cause is behind a person’s behavior. A particular sticking point is that calm…
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MADISON POLICE DEPARTMENT Current Status & Plan for 21st Century Policing

In 2015, the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing report was released, offering a series of recommendations related to modern policing. The Madison Police Department released a response in early 2016, outlining the department’s status and future plans relating to the report’s recommendations. The Task Force Report continues to provide valuable guidance to policing and the larger criminal justice system; this report reflects an update on MPD’s efforts.

See the report HERE