Children increasingly sent to ERs by police in ’emergency evaluations’ for misbehaving at school

Children increasingly sent to ERs by police in 'emergency evaluations' for misbehaving at school

The state law that allows for these removals, known as petitions for emergency evaluation, is meant to be limited to people with severe mental illness. SALISBURY, Md. Three times a week, on average, a police car pulls up to a school in Wicomico County on Marylands Eastern Shore. A student is brought out, handcuffed and … Read more