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Recent Police Reform News
Montgomery County created a crisis center in July of 2020. Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker spearheaded the redirecting of $600,000 in funding to expand
Denver recently released the STAR (Support Team Assisted Response) program 6 months ago. The program was designed to address non-violent incidents with mental health professionals
Calls involving people with mental health issues, or in a mental crisis, may be diverted to specially trained behavioral health professionals in St. Louis. Tiffany
The city of Detroit announced a partnership with the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network in hopes of fixing a “broken system” by adding behavioral health support to police,
A proposal regarding police reform is being circulated through the Minneapolis City Council. The proposal would create a 24/7 mental health mobile emergency response team.
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.