February 14, 2017

Mental health patient kept in police cell for three days

Source: Mental health patient kept in Norfolk police cell for three days Two kept in police cells instead of a hospital Yet another mental health patient kept in police cell instead of a hospital. This time for three days in […]
February 5, 2017

Mental Health Police? Incidents at ‘shocking’ levels

Figures show police faced 300,000 incidents involving people with mental health issues in 2016. Source: Mental health police incidents at ‘shocking’ levels – BBC News 300000 mental health police incidents Frighteningly, last year the UK police dealt with almost 300,000 […]
February 3, 2017

Death due to police negligence | Thomas Orchard didn’t bite or spit

Church caretaker with mental health issues died due to police negligence when restrained by three officers who face manslaughter charges Source: Thomas Orchard trial: mother tells court he did not bite or spit | UK news | The Guardian Police […]