NYPD moves ahead with Eric Adams’ new mental illness policy, despite lack of training

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2022
From The Right
Daniel William McKnight for NY Post

Big Apple cops have yet to receive training or detailed guidance on how to enforce Mayor Adams’ new mental health plan — but NYPD brass wants them to implement it anyway, according to a new order obtained by The Post.

The one-page memo mostly reiterates NYPD’s existing policy: Cops are allowed to bring a homeless person to the hospital for a psych evaluation against their will if they pose a threat to themselves or others.

But under Adams’ hastily rolled out policy, police must decide whether to bring someone in if they’re...

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