The San Antonio police have plainclothes officers who are experts in what is called Crisis Intervention Training.
Editorial: Jail and isolation brutalize people with mental illness
By the time he turned 18, Chapman said her son was stabilized and taking his medications. But she didn’t realize that she needed to fill out a new set of paperwork for him to continue to receive benefits as an adult, and so he lost his doctors and medications.
Off the meds, [Nikko] Albanese self-medicated with street drugs. To get them, one day, he took an unloaded gun and held up a Pizza Hut with a buddy.