Tag: police and mentally ill

Compassionate Policing of the Mentally Ill

The traits of a police officer include emotional stability, honesty, integrity and incorruptibility. In addition interpersonal skills, sound judgment, justice, service mindedness, resourcefulness and the ability to empathize are required. Empathy is defined as the capacity to take the role of the other. Officers are conferred power and entrusted to use it to perform their dangerous work, given they are first responders. Continue reading

Interacting Effectively with the Mentally Ill

police and mentally illEmbassy Consulting Services, LLC was featured in the Pasadena Star News. The article highlights the “Interacting Effectively with the Mentally Ill” class that Embassy Consulting is delivering to police departments.

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