Edmonton Police Services in partnership with University of Alberta have launched a mental health training program to better equip their officers to deal with people who are struggling with mental illness.

The training works. After officers took a one day mental health training, studies showed decreases in police use of physical force and use of force by weapons, and increases in mental health awareness and self-reported officer confidence when dealing with mental health calls.

You can read the rest of the article here: Edmonton Police Mental Health Training Article

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