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Crisis Intervention

  • By: Joyce St. George & Francis P. Canavan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

While organizing the first family crisis intervention program within the New York City Police Department in 1968, psychologist Morton Bard became aware of the dual roles police play while performing their duties. Bard discovered that in addition to the traditional focus ...

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