Statewide Law Enforcement/Mental Health Efforts: Strategies to Support and Sustain Local Initiatives
Source: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Crisis Response System
This paper from the Bureau of Justice Assistance describes how statewide coordination efforts are structured in three states—Connecticut, Ohio, and Utah—and synthesizes their successes and challenges in coordinating this work. The purpose of the document is to provide readers with a description of how statewide efforts can be organized and play a role in supporting specialized policing responses (SPRs) within their borders.