This week we look at a case out of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. For officers operating in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, Washington, and Oregon the appellate court has refined the rules surrounding the questioning of
Updates on policy, procedures, and best practices in law enforcement.
Use of SWAT teams in situations involving non- criminal subjects suffering from mental illness – is there a middle ground?
Over the last several NTOA publications the Legal Counsel section has fielded several articles dealing with mental health issues and the legal use of force when dealing with non- criminal subjects suffering some type of mental health episode. The purpose