Internal NYPD documents reveal officer training on involuntary admissions

The records were obtained from the New York Civil Liberties Union in a lawsuit filed in March against the NYPD and shared with POLITICO. Adams focused on the intersecting crises of homelessness and mental illness as part of a larger effort to address voter concerns about crime and perceptions of public safety. His approach has sparked outrage and lawsuits from civil rights advocates such as NYCLU, who consider him both ineffective in addressing serious mental health problems and a dangerous violation of individuals’ constitutional rights. Supporters have also criticized police…

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