This law protects people who have physical and mental disabilities from discrimination in employment, government services and activities, public accommodations, public transportation, and commercial businesses. This act outlaws housing discrimination on the basis of certain conditions, including disability. Under the law, public school systems must create an education plan for each child with a disability, based on his or her needs.Landlords and owners of rental housing must make reasonable attempts to meet the needs of people with disabilities.  An estimated 7 percent of police contacts in jurisdictions with 100,000 or more people involve the mentally ill. A three-city study found that 92 percent of patrol officers had at least one encounter with a mentally ill person in crisis in the previous month, and officers averaged six such encounters per month.The Lincoln (Nebraska) Police Department found that it handled over 1,500 mental health investigation cases in 2002, and that it spent more time on these cases than on injury traffic accidents, burglaries, or felony assaults. The New York City Police Department responds to about 150,000 “emotionally disturbed persons” calls per year. It is important to recognize at the outset that mental illness is not, in and of itself, a police problem.Obviously, it is a medical and social services problem.
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