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September 11, 2020

Syracuse Police Chief believes co-response to mental health calls can save lives

When you call 9-1-1 for a fire, a fire truck arrives. For an accident, an ambulance is sent.

September 10, 2020

Police Officers Pair With Mental Health Clinicians In Franklin To Prevent Tragedy

FRANKLIN (CBS) – As outrage over police use of force continues around the country, Franklin police are using a program aimed at deescalating calls involving individuals with mental health conditions.

September 10, 2020

Advocates’ jail diversion partnership with Mass. police departments marks 17th year

In recent months, there has been a new and important focus reforming police and justice systems to make them more equitable and safer for people of color.

September 4, 2020

Boston to Add 15 More Clinicians to Help Police with Mental Health Calls

Boston authorities are adding 15 social workers to a team that helps police respond to calls involving people with mental health problems, and other difficult situations, more than quadrupling the number of such clinicians.