From a report at the link below:
Connecticut is one of only six states in the U.S. that doesn’t have a type of “assisted outpatient treatment” (AOT) law (sometimes referred to as “involuntary outpatient treatment”). There’s no one standard for these types of laws, but (roughly speaking) these are laws that allow for people with mental illness to be forcibly treated before they commit a serious crime.
Earlier this year Connecticut considered passing an AOT law but it failed, due to protests from civil liberties groups.
ACLU won and 26 people were murdered including 20 children.
The ACLU must be so proud.