Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System: A Review of Global Perspectives and Promising Practices

DATE

February 1, 2014

GUEST AUTHORS

Amanda Butler

YEARS

2014

POLICIES

Access to Justice / Justice Efficiency

Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System: A Review of Global Perspectives and Promising Practices

This paper includes a preliminary review of the literature addressing the nature, prevalence and dynamic of interactions between persons with mental illness and law enforcement, as well as law enforcement responses, focusing on programs that have the goal of improving response and treatment access.

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Amanda Butler

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