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An accident, a call for help and a mental health crisis: How a Boulder man's 911 call ended with a deputy killing him

Many Colorado counties don’t have mental health teams to respond to 911 crisis calls, even though the state offers funding

COLORADO – More than half of Colorado’s counties do not have a “co-responder” program in which a mental health professional joins law enforcement on calls to police, including the county of Clear Creek where local officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man as he sat. his car. The death of Christian Glass in the small …

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MNPD expansion program to respond appropriately to mental health calls

MNPD expansion program to respond appropriately to mental health calls

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – Metro Nashville Police will continue its partnership with behavioral health experts after a successful pilot project. Partners in Care aims to respond appropriately to mental health calls. It is going to be extended for at least one year and will be available in more metropolitan areas. The goal is for officers …

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Dallas police train non-commissioned officers to respond to mental health calls

Dallas police train non-commissioned officers to respond to mental health calls

article DALLAS – Dallas police are expanding a non-officer unit to respond to what are considered minor calls. The Crisis Response Team will respond to crises that family members and caregivers cannot control, freeing up cops already on those calls to take to the streets elsewhere. Dallas police response times for Priority 1 calls currently …

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Police respond to a physical fight between 6 Wauwatosa West High School students

Police respond to a physical fight between 6 Wauwatosa West High School students

WAUWATOSA, Wis. – Wauwatosa Police responded Wednesday to a physical fight involving six Wauwatosa West High School students. According to Wauwatosa West, the fight took place outside the cafeteria. Medical staff intervened at the school for a student who had difficulty breathing following the altercation. The school said the Wauwatosa Police Department was called due …

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