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activities for public safety personnel based
Supreme Court decisions. Checklists are 8.5”x11”, two-sided, color,
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Excerpt from this checklist:
Intake Policies and Training
- Are arrestees screened at intake for suicidal tendencies?
- Screening should
include obtaining information from officers bringing arrestee to the facility.
- Is the screening process documented?
- Are intake officers trained to recognize
suicidal tendencies or other psychological issues? (In Olsen v. Layton Hills
Mall and Davis County, 312 F.3d 1304 (10th
Cir. 2002), the United States Court of Appeal for the 10th Circuit denied
summary judgment for Davis County and officers for failure to recognize Obsessive
In cases where suicidal tendencies are indicated, agencies and officers have
duty to take reasonable steps to protect the arrestee. These steps should
be outlined in the intake policy. (See Coleman v. St. Francis County Sheriff’s
Dept., 349 F.3d 534 (8th Cir. 2003).