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Academic Training to Inform Police Responses: A National Curriculum to Enhance Police Engagement With People With Behavioral Health Issues and Developmental Disabilities

NCJ Number
255097
Date Published
Agencies
BJA-Sponsored
Annotation
This fact sheet outlines the features of a collaborative project whose goal is to improve the training of police for effective interactions with and services to individuals with behavioral health (BH) issues and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
Abstract
Seeking to address the need for additional training and resources, researchers from the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati are working in collaboration with others on an academic training to inform police responses to people with behavioral health issues and/or developmental disabilities.
Date Created: August 6, 2020