144. Law Enforcement & Mental Health: A Creative Response to APOW’s
Behavioral & Mental Health Ethics
Law Enforcement & Mental Health: A Creative Response to APOW’s.Valencia Gill-Hooper, LMSW; Kristen Earwood; Ashley Zugelter, MSW. The Dallas Police Department arrests over 300 residents per month for mental health reasons, these are called Apprehension by Police Officer Without a Warrant. The goal was to reduce arrests by coordinating with the specialty provider networks of NorthSTAR and increasing family support through National Alliance on Mental Illness.
NASW Texas Chapter
810 W. 11th Street | Austin, TX 78701-2010
Ph: 512.474.1454 | Fax: 512.474.1317