Each of the following is a way the prisons have had to adapt to the increased number of mentally ill inmates EXCEPT ______.
A) special training for correctional officers
B) more professional/medical staff
C) special weapons training
D) protective custody
A tragedy in Tennessee involving a man suffering from schizophrenia made way for this model to train police officers to deal with mentally ill individuals.
A) Tennessee Model
B) Memphis Model
C) Nashville Model
D) Police Model
Mental health courts are one of several examples of these types of courts in which court officials work with specialists to impose treatment rather than incarceration for eligible offenders.
A) Mediation courts
B) Victim assistance courts
C) Problem-solving courts
D) Family courts
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, this is the number-one cause of death among inmates in local jails.
B) drug overdose
C) heart attack
D) correctional officer brutality