This resource describes the core elements of co-responder models that pair law enforcement with behavioral health providers to address individuals in crisis and the benefits of these models compared to law enforcement only response models. The report provides examples of co-responder models operational in communities across the country and provides guidance for communities interested in establishing such programs.
Funding Source: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Responding to Individuals in Behavioral Health Crisis Via Co-Responder Models: The Role of Cities, Counties, Law Enforcement and Providers
A report describing co-responder models that pair law enforcement with behavioral health providers to address individuals in crisis from Policy Research Inc. and the National League of Cities