Killing the Mentally Ill: Lack of Training or do they care?
Nearly 8 million Americans suffer from a serious mental illness that "disorders their thinking," such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder - and more than half are not taking medications or receiving care.
At a time of heightened concern over police shootings, a new report estimates that people with mental illness are 16 times more likely than others to be killed by police - and one in four fatal police encounters involve someone with mental illness.
Join Toni Breedlove and Rollin Dee on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 8pm PDT/ 10pm CDT/ 11pm EDT, as they examine the high rates in police shooting fatalities among people who suffer with mental illness, and the lack of training associated with handling the mentally ill.
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