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Damning New Analysis Reveals Deadly Lack of Police Training on Mental Illness


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Like i wrote in the other thread, police "training" focuses on escalation to enforce compliance. It certainly needs to change!

i would add: Police (in a sane culture) should be high-level practitioners of strategic and tactical nonviolence.


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Spot on. The practice of hiring average HS grads is an excellent way of getting cops whose main skills are in obeying authority when being watched, getting by with minimal effort, and sports.