Tag: Caruth Police Institute

July 5, 2023

Law enforcement suicide: How state & federal governments support officers, track deaths

This article was published by KXAN Austin on July 5, 2023.   AUSTIN (KXAN) — “Cops are those individuals others look to solve problems and protect persons in need. Weakness is not seen as an…

Learn more
September 8, 2022

Hundreds of police officers have signed up for Texas mental-health program, officials say

This article was originally published by Dallas Morning News on September 8, 2022. Hundreds of officers in Texas have signed up for a new state program that aims to reduce police suicide and self-harm rates…

Learn more
June 2, 2022

Texas community to form holistic mental health crisis response teams

This article was originally published by American City & County on June 2, 2022. For decades, the responsibility of helping those experiencing a mental health crisis has fallen to police departments, and communities across the…

Learn more
June 30, 2021

DPD Becomes First Major Force to Adopt ABLE

This article was originally published by People Newspapers on June 30, 2021. The Dallas Police Department has become the first major-city police department in Texas to fully embrace an innovative peer-intervention program called Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement…

Learn more
July 2, 2020

GREAT IDEAS 2020: IACP Recognizes Texas First Responder Peer Network

POLICE LEADERS WORLDWIDE ARE AWARE THAT SUICIDE AMONG LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IS ENDEMIC. In 2019, at least 228 police officers died by suicide in the United States alone, eclipsing line-of-duty deaths in the same year…

Learn more
April 12, 2020

David Brown, Lightfoot’s Pick For Chicago Police Chief, Brings Mental Health Expertise To The Job

The first time Andy Keller met David Brown, Brown was still chief of the Dallas Police Department. Keller went to headquarters to talk about his expertise: public policy as it relates to mental health. Brown…

Learn more
April 9, 2020

MMHPI Co-Hosts “Policing in a Pandemic” Series with Caruth Police Institute

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) and Caruth Police Institute (CPI) recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic represents one of the biggest policing challenges in modern times. At a time when people are taking measures…

Learn more
December 19, 2019

MMHPI Teams Up with Caruth Police Institute

All too often, police officers are the first people to interact with people who are suffering a mental health crisis. That’s why MMHPI has long been committed to helping pioneer new approaches and programs that…

Learn more
December 11, 2019

Caruth Institute increases statewide outreach

A North Texas police research program hopes to increase its reach statewide by partnering with police departments across the state. The Caruth Police Institute announced a partnership Tuesday with the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute…

Learn more