HMIC report on policing and mental health - PCC response

A report released today by HMICFRS (Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services) clearly shows the overwhelming demand placed on police services by dealing with people who have mental health issues.

The report ‘Policing and mental health: picking up the pieces’, states that people with mental health issues are being let down, placing an intolerable burden on police officers and staff.

 

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