MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Hearth and Police Fee’s Insurance policies and Requirements Committee met Thursday night time, March 24, and as an alternative of approving the Milwaukee Police Division’s up to date commonplace working procedures associated to psychological well being, the FPC voted to create one other job drive.
A lot of the revisions associated to up to date terminology and clarification, however there have been some precise coverage adjustments, like transferring sufferers wished on felony costs to a special space on the amenities. Not one of the commissioners actually rejected the SOP. Most stated they simply wished extra time to evaluation it.
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“I am at all times very excited to see the work being achieved round psychological well being points and issues inside our neighborhood,” stated Dana World-Patterson, commissioner. “I do know that there are numerous and the way MPD intersects with that world is essential.”
A consultant from MPD spoke about how policing has modified lately due to a heightened concentrate on psychological well being. He agreed “incarcerating our approach out of it” is an absurd resolution that has to go away.