How One Police Force Uses iPads to Provide Better Outcomes for People They Encounter with Mental Illness
Date:  03-07-2018

Texas sheriffs, and participants, are encouraged by pilot program’s success
From The Crime Report:

Some sheriff’s deputies in Houston have been using a new tool to respond to calls that involve mentally ill individuals.

An iPad.

In December 2017, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in Houston, Tx., began equipping deputies with iPads as part of a pilot program aimed at developing new forms of intervention for mentally ill individuals who become involved with law enforcement.

The first phase of the program, involving three deputies, has now been completed, and participants say it’s a success. Continue reading >>>