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How come the cops took me directly to the mental hospital when I was homicidal and suicidal instead of jail?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tha was good

They probably had some traing and/or personal experience.

In brief: Tha was good

They probably had some traing and/or personal experience.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Mental evaluation

They are by law looking out for your safety and health and well being by getting you diagnosed and treated first.

In brief: Mental evaluation

They are by law looking out for your safety and health and well being by getting you diagnosed and treated first.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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1 comment
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Be thankful that the law provides for just such a situation, to protect not only the person who threatens but those threatened from something horrendous that could never be changed or undone. Most people get over those kinds of impulse with the right kind of help. That allows both the suicidal person and the person who was the object of homocidal urges to move on in life and make it better.
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