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Page 8 - I proceed, gentlemen, briefly to call your attention to the present state of insane persons confined within this Commonwealth, in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens! Chained, naked, beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience.
Page 113 - Lamb, HR, Grant, RW The mentally ill in an urban county jail. Archives of General Psychiatry 39: 17-22, 1982.
Page 11 - I come to present the strong claims of suffering humanity. I come to place before the Legislature of Massachusetts the condition of the miserable, the desolate, the outcast. I come as the advocate of helpless, forgotten, insane, and idiotic men and women; of beings sunk to a condition from which the most unconcerned would start with real horror; of beings wretched in our prisons, and more wretched in our almshouses.
Page 18 - ... but just 5 percent of jails with over 1000 inmates daily said the same. (Figure 2.3, page 30) Regional Variation The survey also revealed sharp regional disparities. Just one out of 10 northeastern jails reported holding mentally ill persons without charges. In contrast, about one of four...
Page 151 - Non-profit organization focused on special needs of mentally ill adult and juvenile offenders, and the extent to which the criminal justice system meets those needs. Provides information and resources to families, service providers, and the public. Institute on Mental Disability and the Law National Center for State Courts 300 Newport Avenue Williamsburg, VA 23187-8798 (804) 253-2000 Pamela Casey, Ph.D., Senior Staff Associate Provides research, program evaluation, policy analysis, consultation,...
Page 152 - ... Sheriffs Association 1450 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314-3490 (703) 836-7827 Charles "Bud" Meeks, Executive Director Membership organization of sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, police chiefs and others, aimed at enhancing effectiveness of sheriffs' departments through training and informational resources. Police Executive Research Forum 2300 M Street, NW, Suite 910 Washington, DC 20037 (202)466-7820 Sheldon F. Greenberg, Ph.D., Associate Director National association of police executives aimed at...
Page 112 - ... not friends to whose custody or care the magistrate can commit him, he may order him to be confined in the county or city jail, and shall immediately give notice thereof to the city or county attorney, whose duty it shall be to take the proper proceedings...
Page 108 - Sosowsky L: Crime and violence among mental patients reconsidered in view of the new legal relationship between the state and the mentally ill. American Journal of Psychiatry 135:33-42, 1978 40. Sosowsky L: Explaining the increased arrest rate among mental patients: a cautionary note.
Page 110 - Keilitz, I., Hall, T., State Statutes Governing Involuntary Outpatient Civil Commitment. Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter 9:5 (September-October 1985); Keilitz, I., 110 Empirical Studies of Involuntary Outpatient Qvil Commitment: Is it Working?