Crain’s NY: NYPD Sued Over Response to Mental Health Crises

January 5, 2022

Baerga v. City of New York, Disability Justice, News, Transforming Mental Health Crisis Response

A police officer with his back turned.


Crain’s New York covered the landmark suit filed against the NYPD by NYLPI and Co-Counsel for violent and discriminatory responses to mental health crises. The class-action lawsuit represents a coalition of New Yorkers with mental disabilities who have been injured and involuntarily hospitalized while in crisis. The coalition includes NYLPI, Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP, Marashi Legal, Shearman and Sterling LLP, Community Access, Correct Crisis Intervention Today – NYC (CCIT-NYC), and National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City

Learn more about Baerga v. City of New York, on our website.

Read full coverage at Crain’s NY Business.

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