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Comprehensive process analysis
A person’s movement through the justice system is traced, from their first contact with law enforcement to the final case disposition. By including detailed information–including data that specifies capacity needs–the planning team is better positioned to identify opportunities to improve services and prioritize needs. Read More
County mandate
A county resolution or other formal commitment from the governing body is passed that provides a clear directive for behavioral health and criminal justice system administrators to implement the systems-level changes necessary to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jail. Read More
Electronically capture data
Accurate and accessible data on the number of people with mental illnesses in the jail are collected and stored in an electronic system. An electronic “flagging” process is incorporated as a way to indicate that a person may have a mental illness and that there may be a need to… Read More