Policing the Mentally Ill

In November of last year an emotionally ill 18-year-old was shot by police officers who thought he was holding a gun. It turned out to be a hairbrush. A mental health advocate, a policy consultant, and an NYPD spokesman unpack the debate over how best to police the mentally ill. Plus, Doug Rushkoff returns for the last installment of “Open Source Living,” and we continue our discussion on congestion pricing.

Crowd Sourcing Project: Dig in and tell us what angels or devils you find in the details of the congestion pricing plan!