Increased training or treatment?
But the beanbags didn’t phase him, and he kept advancing on officers. Salisbury’s mother watched from a bedroom window as her son was struck by four bullets.
Just one week before the shooting, the officer who shot Salisbury had participated in a training session about how to handle encounters with people with mental illness.
The officer was trained to handle people with mental illness, they first used non lethal methods, and they were responsive to the family in their approach. Yet Salisbury still died.
Increase officer training? Or stop people from deteriorating into psychosis in the first place?