The problem of mental illness for the justice system is complicated and complex. Write a 750-1,000-word essay on the problem of mental illness for the justice system (such as courts, corrections, and

The problem of mental illness for the justice system is complicated and complex. Write a 750-1,000-word essay on the problem of mental illness for the justice system (such as courts, corrections, and law enforcement). Research one area of the justice system that is particularly burdened by the problems associated with arrest, processing, conviction, or incarceration of mentally ill offenders.

  1. What moral dilemmas arise?
  2. What are the costs associated?
  3. Discuss several promising policies or programs aimed at alleviating this problem. If you don’t find adequate policies that are in existence, suggest some prospective solutions to alleviate the problem.

Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites, or those provided in Topic Materials.

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