(Amherst, MA). Community Responders for Equity, Safety, and Service (CRESS) has a new director. The department has joined several initiatives to offer alternatives to police when a call involves a mental health crisis. CRESS will send responders, trained to deal with mental health, to these calls instead of police. More on this story here.
The Provincetown Police Department will deploy body-worn cameras on all police officers starting Dec. 1, which the town said adds another layer of transparency to law