Provide Mental Health Services for Officers
The State of Missouri shall support law enforcement
agencies with research and funding to offer tailored,
independent, and confidential mental health treatments
to officers, including a toll-free mental health hotline
specifically for officers, anonymously connecting callers
to officers who are not in the same agency and who could
refer the caller to professional help if needed.
(Adapted from Action Item 6.1.2 of Presidential Task
Force on 21st Century Policing report)
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