Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News

Arizona House backs police training on mentally ill

PHOENIX -- The Arizona House of Representatives wants police officers to be better prepared when handling mentally ill people.

A measure passed unanimously by the House Thursday would require police cadets to attend a three-hour training session on how to recognize and handle a mentally ill or suicidal person.

The training must be certified by the director of the state Department of Health Services.

Police officers would be required to attend a 30-minute training class.

World Class Arizona

  • APSWorld Class Arizona with Arizona's largest and longest-serving electricity utility. APS serves more than 1.2 million customers in 11 of the state's 15 counties.

Voice For A Better Arizona

About the Author


Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News