Specially Trained Police Response Team Helps Resolve Mental Health Emergencies
Capital Public Radio reporter Bob Moffitt spends a day with a Sacramento officer who answers a nonstop flurry of calls.
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A Day In The Life Of A Mental Health Emergency Responder
Cops don't just enforce the law. They must also find ways to peacefully resolve mental health emergencies. Reporter Bob Moffitt rides along with Sacramento police officer Michelle Lazark. She's part of a team that is trained to respond to the non-stop need for mental health services in the county. (Moffitt, 4/12)