Thank you for visiting the Chicago Police Department’s public comment forum for CPD’s Recognizing and Responding to Individuals in Crisis directives.

As part of our ongoing mission to grow trust within the communities we serve, CPD will take comments from the public on CPD’s Recognizing and Responding to Individuals in Crisis directives beginning on February 9th, 2023. The comment period will close on March 3rd, 2023. CPD will consider your comments before finalizing the directives.

Below you will find the following directives:

  • S04-20 “Recognizing and Responding to Individuals in Crisis”
  • S04-20-02 “Persons Not Under Arrest but in Need of Involuntary or Voluntary Treatment”
  • S04-20-03 “Persons on Unauthorized Absence (UA) From a State-Operated Mental Health Center”
  • S04-20-04 “Mental Health Transport and Related Duties Matrix”
  • S04-20-05 “Persons Under Arrest in Need of Mental Health Treatment”
  • S06-08 “Approved Medical Facilities”

Please review these materials and provide your thoughts, comments, and suggestions in the Comment Box located below the documents.

Thank you again for your continued partnership in building a safer Chicago.

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