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Archive: August 2021

LEAD Program Allows Police Officers to Divert Individuals to Resources Instead of Arrest

August 30, 2021

By Neiman Araque

Charlton Roberson, a Harm Reduction Specialist who works with the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program in Fayetteville, NC, and Cumberland County, said his colleagues working in emergency services or law enforcement often experience compassion fatigue. He … Continue Reading →

New Article Explores Police Officer Barriers to Mental Health

May 4, 2021

Wilson Center Postdoc Dr. Meret Hofer co-wrote an article identifying police officers’ treatment seeking barriers in order to outline a multi-pronged strategy for improving the accessibility of mental health services for police.

The paper, “There Was No Plan in Place … Continue Reading →

Upcoming Event: Experts to Discuss Qualified Immunity

September 28, 2020

Join us this Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. on Zoom (Webinar ID: 993 5469 1485) for an event on called Unqualified Immunity? The Challenges of Holding Federal Officials Accountable. The event features Anya Bidwell from the Institute for Justice, who is … Continue Reading →