NH police may lack training in psychological emergencies
Some agencies have sent officers to 40-hour crisis intervention training programs but have not formed teams
By Maddie Hanna
CONCORD, N.H. — The man was lying in his bathtub, digging a razor into his arm and dragging it from wrist to elbow when Sgt. Stephen Burke opened the door to the apartment.
The Rochester sergeant saw a man determined to kill himself. But he and the two other police officers in the apartment that day in March didn't charge forward to force him to stop.