A woman who police and other first responders handcuffed in downtown Portland, Ore., March 14, 2016. In response to high-profile shootings of people with mental illness, police departments around the country are turning to crisis intervention training.
A woman who police and other first responders handcuffed in downtown Portland, Ore., March 14, 2016. In response to high-profile shootings of people with mental illness, police departments around the country are turning to crisis intervention training. Amanda Lucier New York Times
A woman who police and other first responders handcuffed in downtown Portland, Ore., March 14, 2016. In response to high-profile shootings of people with mental illness, police departments around the country are turning to crisis intervention training. Amanda Lucier New York Times

For police, a playbook for conflicts involving mental illness

April 28, 2016 05:01 AM