Order Maintenance: Responding to Mentally Ill Persons and Domestic Calls
From the reading assignments and from your own research regarding the limitless service of maintaining order, respond to the following questions regarding police responses to domestic calls and to people with mental illnesses.
Respond to the following questions in essay format.
You may want to break the paper into two sections, one dealing with the mental illness issues and one dealing with domestic calls.
1) What are some of the more common problems for police associated with mentally ill persons and responses to domestic calls?
2) What are some identifiable issues that police face when dealing with the mentally ill or domestic calls?
3) What are possible solutions or trainings that should be taken to help police respond to mentally ill persons and domestic calls?
4) Explain your position on whether you feel the police should be held responsible and liable for encounters with mentally ill persons or domestic calls that end in harm to the persons.
Your response should be at least two pages in length, not including the title or reference pages. You are required to use at least two articles in addition to your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced according to APA format. All paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
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