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A new pilot program in New York City will allow mental health and crisis workers to respond to mental health emergencies instead of law enforcement.
The Santa Rose Police Department is pursuing a program that operates 24/7 and would provide unarmed professionals trained in nonviolent interventions for specific responses. Some
In Minneapolis, police are involved with every 911 call including calls regarding mental health crises. Taren Vang called 911 expecting mental health professionals to arrive
“Four Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a bill aimed at reducing violence against people with mental illnesses by supporting the creation of special units that
(Charlotte, VA) A safety reform approved by the city council will shift certain responsibilities from police to mental health clinicians. “CMPD Police Chief Johnny Jennings
(Virginia) A bill recently passed the Virginia house and senate that would affect mental health awareness responses. The bill will create the Marcus alert system