The El Cajon Shooting May Be Yet Another Sign Police Need Better Mental Health Training | Huffington Post

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Making situations even dicier, standard policing techniques can backfire when used in interactions with people with mental illness. Pointing a gun at a suspect or yelling can be “like pouring gasoline on a fire when you do that with the mentally ill,” Ron Honberg, policy director with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, told The Washington Post.

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