Standing Up for the American Policeman

The following links will take you to stories that highlight the political prosecution of NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry in an OIS.

The links also highlight law enforcement's national call to fully fund mental health programs and services to help those in need and end the reliance on police officers to be mental health service providers.

NY Daily News: NYPD cop who fatally shot schizophrenic Bronx woman gets support from union heads throughout U.S.

LA Times: LAPD union joins national push for feds to help prepare police for contacts with mentally ill

The Mercury News: San Jose union lobbies feds to boost police mental illness response