Community can help cops with mental health issues

No question about it. Police are facing more and more mental health issues on the street. They are getting training to do so.

And one mental health professional believes neighbors and communities can help the police do what’s best for all of these people.

Glendale Heights is working with Vision for Change‘s Patricia Doyle to make it happen. It’s innovative and deserves a look.

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160628/news/160629091/

 

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Ed Wojcicki

Ed is executive director of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. He is the author of two books, the former publisher of Illinois Issues magazine and taught public affairs writing at the University of Illinois Springfield.

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