Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform (PfCJR) Core Strategy: Decriminalization of Mental Health and Addictive Disorders.
Following an incident in March 2015 in DeKalb County, GA during which an officer shot a naked man with mental illness, DeKalb police increased its CIT training from four hours to 40 hours for all officers. Read the full article here.
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