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Policing and mental illness in England and Wales post Bradley

Cummins, ID 2012, 'Policing and mental illness in England and Wales post Bradley' , Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice . (In Press)

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    Abstract

    The Bradley Review (2009) is a major analysis of the treatment of people with mental problems and learning disabilities within the Criminal Justice System (CJS). The legal system and penal policy in UK and similar legaljurisdictions do not regard offenders with mental health problems as a distinct group. However, within the CJS, thefact that an individual has a mental health problem can be taken into account in key decisions such as arrest, charging,entering a plea, and sentencing. This article will examine the legal powers that police officers have in England andWales in this area. It will then go to examine the implication of this role for police training

    Item Type: Article
    Themes: Health and Wellbeing
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Justice Research
    Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
    Journal or Publication Title: Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 1752-4512
    Depositing User: ID Cummins
    Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2012 10:16
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:29
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/22918

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