How to Help Mentally Ill Offenders

Last year, the NYPD responded to more than 87,000 calls having to do with emotionally disturbed people. Melissa Reuland, senior research associate at the Police Executive Research Forum, Louise Pyers, executive director of the Connecticut Alliance to Benefit Law Enforcement (CABLE), and NYPD spokesperson Paul Browne weigh in on how the NYPD polices the mentally ill and how they might do a better job.