The San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) approach and interaction with people with mental illness has been hailed as a national model. Officer William Kasberg, has been with the San Antonio Police Department for over 20 years and is one of the co-creators of the SAPD Mental Health Unit.
In this 4-part video series, Officer Kasberg presents “Law Enforcement and the People with Mental Illness: Trends, Innovation and Policy”. In this presentation Officer Kasberg discusses the law enforcement perspective on responding to community mental health situations in the right manner, and helps viewers:
- Better understand innovative trends in law enforcement regarding the mentally ill.
- Learn about the function of the SAPD Mental Health Unit.
- Gain a better understanding of the Mobile Partners Action Care Team (IMPACT), SAPD’s initiative with the homeless.
Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation on February 19, 2016.
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