Police Shootings of Mentally Ill on the Rise

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March 10, 2016 by socialaction2014

Police shootings of the mentally ill have spiked sharply in Los Angeles recently, and with so many high-profile police shootings fracturing the public trust in law enforcement, we discuss the situation with retired LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey. How police are being trained to deal with mentally ill people, and the resistance to reform that continues in police departments is explored in this highlight from the Crime Time episode, hosted by Allison Hope Weiner.
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