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Interactions between police and individuals suffering from mental illness are very frequent. Police forces are regularly first responders to those with mental illness. Unfortunately, on occasion interactions are violent and sometimes fatal. Despite this, training police how to best interact with...
This article describes how the Canadian printed news media depicted the homeless and their situations between 1987 and 2007. Our study used a descriptive, cross-sectional design and a content analysis was conducted on selected newspaper articles on homelessness issues. The main themes were...
The issue of homeless persons as patrons of public libraries is not a new one, having generated much literature in the field of library science and information studies. Most of this work, however, deals with the social and legal implications of the presence of homeless people, and the policies...