This is a Graduate level assignment; while we are not looking for a specific number of words in your answers we do have the expectation that you will fully develop your conclusions. Your work does not need to be constructed to a particular writing style, such as APA; you do not need to indicate references.
Responding to assistance calls involving persons in a mental health crisis is challenging for patrol officers on several levels. One of these is the inordinate amount of time that is typically consumed for adequate response to these situations. Explain why this is problematic for police agencies.
The ramifications of psychological stress in law enforcement have been well documented. Both social and physiological indicators confirm that policing is a stressful profession. List performance factors that you might examine that would serve as an early warning that an officer is not coping well.