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Training & Development (IRE 3645)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 3645, with research papers and assignments.

Police and Mental Illness- Books Available Through U of T Libraries

Books available through the UofT Libraries sytemE-Books availiable via the UofT catalogue

Police Training


Silverstone, P.H. & Krameddine, Y. (2015). How to improve interactions between police and the mentally ill. Frontiers in  Psychiatry, 14 Jan.

Coleman, T. & Cotton, D. (2014). TEMPO: Police Interactions: A report towards improving interactions between police and people living with mental health problems. Mental Health Commission of Canada. 94 p.

Bosse, T. & Provoost, S. (2014). Towards Aggression De-escalation Training with Virtual Agents: A Computational Model. [conference paper]

Iacobucci Report on Police Encounters with People in Crisis - Toronto Police Service. 2014.

Krameddine, Y. I., DeMarco, D., Hassel, R., & Silverstone, P. H. (2013). A novel training program for police officers that improves interactions with mentally ill individuals and is cost-effective. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 4

Adang, O. (2012). Learning to deal with potentially dangerous situations: a situation-oriented approach. In Haberfeld, M.R. & Clarke, C.A. & Sheehan, D.L. (Eds.). Police organization and training: Innovations in research and practice. New York : Springer.

Barber, R., & Marsh, D. (2011). Crisis intervention trng.-dealing with the mentally ill. St. Louis, MO: Line of Duty. [video - 55 min.]

Brink, J., Livingston, J.D., Desmarais, S., Greaves, C., et al. (2011). A Study of How People with Mental Illness Perceive and Interact with the Police. Mental Health Commission of Canada.

The State of E-Learning in Canadian Policing, prepared for PSC-CSP and Canadian Police Knowledge Network, 2010. 49 p.

Coleman, T.G. & Cotton, D. (2010). Police interactions with persons with a mental illness: Police learning in the environment of contemporary policing. Mental Health and the Law Advisory Committee.

Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations

Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management,

Canadian Police Knowledge Network