Emergency Detention 101 #3151

Emergency Detention 101 #3151
  • Belton TX
     July 31, 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Phone: 254-770-2367

Did you know that peace officers in Texas COULD place someone in a mental health crisis under an Emergency Detention without a warrant from a judge?

 Course Content:

  • What is the purpose of an emergency detention?
  •  What gives the peace officer the authority to place someone in a mental health crisis under an Emergency Detention?
  •  What are the requirements to place someone under an Emergency Detention?
  •  Where are peace officers required to take someone under an Emergency Detention for mental health help?
  •  How long is an Emergency Detention able to hold an individual?
  •  What is the difference between an Emergency Detention and a Mental Health warrant?
  •  If someone is under an Emergency Detention, and the person has a firearm in their possession, what do I do with the firearm?  Can I take it for safekeeping?
  •  PLUS: learning active listening skills, commonly seen mental health and cognitive disorders & learning about mental health resources in the area.

Instructed by Eric Fox

TCOLE hours reported CTCOG

Current Registrants:

  • Christine Reeves
  • Angie Gentry
  • Vernon Lewis
  • Kennith Lovell
  • amber attaway
  • amber attaway
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Venue Phone: 254-770-2200

Venue Website:

2180 North Main Street, Belton, Texas, 76513