City of Durham

Mental Health Interventions by the Durham Police (Year 2)


Tatanya Bidopia (Psychology, Global Health), Matthew Rose (Computer Science), Joyce Yoo (Public Policy/Psychology) spent ten weeks doing a data-driven investigation of the relationship between mental health training of law enforcement officers and key outcomes such as incarceration, recidivism, and referrals for treatment. They worked closely with the Crisis Intervention Team, and they used jail data provided by the Sheriff’s Office of Durham County.

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Project Lead: Nicole Schramm-Sapyta

Program Manager: Bryce Bartlett, Simon Brauer

Disciplines involved: All Social Sciences, All Quantitative STEM

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