Mary Sanchez

August 26, 2014 6:00 PM

Better training helps police when 911 involves mental health

Perspective is important with increased publicity around police shootings lately, first in Ferguson, Mo., and now the death of a teenager in Ottawa last weekend. At least in cases of the mentally ill, much has been accomplished in recent years to help police respond more effectively.

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