The video embedded below highlights how mental health police units look to harvest everything from medical records to gun purchases to online posts. Citing the crimes of Jared Loughner and Elliot Rodger, these units are being given the green light with new legislation to involuntarily detain those who are flagged. The video is at YouTube url http://youtu.be/NjT4Q16s5kQ
Prison profiteering is spreading throughout America like an airborne disease. Care must be given to avoid civil and human rights abuses under this new law. Psychological research studies have proved repeatedly that police perceive black youths as being perspective criminals. In the absence of stringent oversight, police powers to detain people who are not suspected of any crime whatsoever could be misused against minority populations and poor people.
Consider what happened to a police officer in New York when he reported corruption in the New York Police Department. This could also happen in other places to other people: "NYPD Officer Sent To Psych Ward By Superiors After Reporting Corruption"
According to the news video above, people who are detained under this law in Arizona are taken for psychological evaluations and not to jails or prisons where 1.25 million mentally ill Americans wrongly endure incarceration as criminals. At no point should people be jailed in the absence of a crime. Pre-crime arrests are immoral and illegal according to the U.S. Constitution and Human Rights Law.
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It would be illegal to keep a dog in a tight space 23 hours a day and gas or Taser him for barking. It would be illegal to put a dog in deadly restraint for control. This happens to mentally ill Americans routinely in the nation's jails and prisons. What happened to Larry Neal?