The Rosenhan experiment was a famous experiment into the validity of psychiatric diagnosis conducted by psychologist David Rosenhan in 1973. It was published in the journal Science under the title On being sane in insane places. The study is considered an important and influential criticism of psychiatric diagnosis
The jist of it is that it is not really possible to differentiate the sane from the insane.
Along comes Craig Davis talking about criminalizing the mentally ill. This implies that the police are the ones that are practicing psychiatry (without a license) and telling us who is mentally ill and who is not. Here's a moronic idiot that helps to incarcerate young kids for the ingestion of harmless drugs like marijuana and ruining their lives by giving them a permanent record, and he's making judgment calls on who is mentally ill. Perhaps, he should carefully study the image he sees in a mirror.
He sincerely believes he has the high ground on crazy.
Thanks to people like Craig Davis, the United States has one quarter the population of China but four times as many prisoners. Between those held in prison and those on parole, we have more people in the U.S. criminal justice system than Stalin ever had in his Soviet Gulag.
During his watch, he helped to incarcerate more US citizens by arresting people who did drugs, never stopping to think of what was to happen to these people's lives in the future.
And he dares to speak about criminalizing mental illness. He is mentally ill and still doesn't know it. I wonder how many people he personally arrested for drugs in his rise to deputy chief. Does he feel good about ruining people's lives?
Strangely enough, most of those incarcerated just happened to be black but I'm sure Craig Davis does not see himself as a racist.
This man's brain is 99.99% empty space as is.
If he wants to see mental illness, he need only look in the mirror.
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