Montreal Police and Mental Health 'a Bad Mix'
A panic attack and a call for an ambulance lead to assault and charges
When Philippe-Arthur Jérome found his roommate bleeding and in the throes of a panic attack, he did what most of us are taught to do during an emergency: he called 911.
Little did he know that his plea for help would end with him getting tackled by four police officers, choked, handcuffed and charged with a crime. All because his roommate asked Jérome no…