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Police Mental Health Investigations

Police investigations involving mental health needs have increased by 44%

The Lincoln Police Department has officers trained to respond to calls involving mental health issues. When a person is located who may need mental health services, and they are not dangerous, they are provided information about available services. Their contact information is also provided to a peer support program that follows up on all contacts.

  • The number of investigations involving mental health needs has increased 44% since 2012.