Book excerpt: Breakdown: A Clinician's Experience in a Broken System of Emergency Psychiatry

Book excerpt: Breakdown: A Clinician's Experience in a Broken System of Emergency Psychiatry

Chapter 9: Police I’m at a Department of Mental Health (DMH)-funded residential program and conclude that an involuntary transfer to the hospital via Section 12 is needed for Jessica, who is forty-two years old. Her delusion is that feces is...
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Philadelphia PD unveil updated policy for interacting with transgender, nonbinary people

Philadelphia PD unveil updated policy for interacting with transgender, nonbinary people

Chris Palmer The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Police Department has updated its policy on how officers should treat transgender and nonbinary people, making its policy among “the most progressive" in the nation, city o...
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Suspect in killing of Ill. deputy arrested after standoff

Suspect in killing of Ill. deputy arrested after standoff

Associated Press AVON, Ill. — Illinois State Police say a man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy then barricading himself inside a home for more than 16 hours has been taken into custody. State police officials said Wednesday morning.....
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Chicago mayor says cost of proposed police academy likely to go way up

Chicago mayor says cost of proposed police academy likely to go way up

John Byrne Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — The city’s controversial police and fire academy planned for the West Side is likely to be a lot more expensive than originally thought, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday. As it’s now designed, the...
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4 off-duty OPSEC tips for police officers

4 off-duty OPSEC tips for police officers

Author: Mike Wood I grew up as the son of a cop who entered service in the 1960s and hit his stride in the early 1970s, when violent attacks on police officers hit a peak that has since been unmatched....
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Ill. deputy fatally shot in the line of duty

Ill. deputy fatally shot in the line of duty

By PoliceOne Staff PEORIA, Ill. – A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed Tuesday while responding to a battery and disturbance in a rural area in Fulton County. According to the Quad-City Times, 39-year-old Deputy Troy Chisum responded to the...
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Ky. man accused of trying to kill officers captured after standoff

Ky. man accused of trying to kill officers captured after standoff

By PoliceOne Staff CINCINNATI — A man accused of trying to kill at least two Kentucky officers this month was taken into custody after a standoff. According to local news station WKYT, 27-year-old Jacob Julick shot at officers on June...
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Colo.'s ICE restrictions could earn 'sanctuary' label and jeopardize federal grants

Colo.'s ICE restrictions could earn 'sanctuary' label and jeopardize federal grants

Justin Wingerter The Denver Post DENVER — Last month, when Gov. Jared Polis signed into law legislation restricting Colorado’s cooperation with federal immigration officials, he placed the state squarely within the cross hairs of conservative effor...
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Calif. inmates still given to ICE despite sheriff kicking agents out of jails

Calif. inmates still given to ICE despite sheriff kicking agents out of jails

Maya Lau Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A jailer at a Los Angeles County lockup walked into a cell on a recent Monday morning and removed an inmate wanted by federal immigration agents. Dressed in a hunter green uniform...
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How a little list of big values can guide your way

How a little list of big values can guide your way

Author: Dave Edmonds Achieving the rank of detective is a momentous occasion. It’s the outward recognition that your investigative skills have been burnished to second nature, and that your practiced ways with victims, witnesses and suspects allow you ev...
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