Media archive, responses to Sizer, Saltzman proposal

It’s a classic bait and switch, when the community seeks police accountability to blame the “broken” mental health system.

Recommended Action Items Regarding the Intersection of the Police & The Mental Health System in Portland – PDF or HTML

City Takes Small Steps to Improve Mental Health Services, The Skanner, April 8, 2010
Police and mental health patients,, April 8, 2010
Report: Mental health to be assessed during police call-outs, April 8, 2010
Officials outline plan for improving police encounters with mentally ill, Portland Observer, April 8, 2010
Proposal to reduce Portland police encounters with mentally ill draws mixed reviews, Oregonian, April 8, 2010
Police Plan Seeks To Help Mentally Ill People,, April 8, 2010

Protesters show anger over recent police shootings,, April 8, 2010

Bike cops quickly disband NW Portland anti-police protesters,, April 8, 2010