Arming Deputies with Different Kinds of Weapons: Communication, Patience, and Knowledge

Co-authored by Amanda Trump Ask virtually any jail administrator in the country and he or she will tell you that the jail is the largest mental health facility in his or her city or county.    While the Constitution only requires that jail officials act without deliberate indifference to an inmate’s serious medical needs, administrators nonetheless struggle to find creative ways to address the growing problems presented by housing...

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