Indiana Code Title 12. Human Services § 12-26-4-1




Sec. 1 . A law enforcement officer, having reasonable grounds to believe that an individual has a mental illness, is either dangerous or gravely disabled, and is in immediate need of hospitalization and treatment, may do the following:

(1) Apprehend and transport the individual to the nearest appropriate facility.  The individual may not be transported to a state institution.

(2) Charge the individual with an offense if applicable.





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