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PBS Hour - How Memphis has changed the way police respond to mental health crises

This the video CC4J shared in our Community Conversation event

Nov 7, 2015


For decades, the Memphis Police Department has pioneered a model to better serve people experiencing a mental health crisis. The "Memphis Model," which aims to keep both officers and citizens safe and send fewer people to jail, has spread to almost 3,000 law enforcement agencies across the country. NewsHour's Megan Thompson reports. View the Full Story/Transcript:

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