Between Jan. 1, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2017, the Fort Worth Police Department had patrol officers respond to 9,443 mental-health-related calls ranging from suicide attempts to drug overdoses. Now, a newly formed unit of seven crisis intervention offic Prescotte Stokes III pstokes@star-telegram.com
Between Jan. 1, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2017, the Fort Worth Police Department had patrol officers respond to 9,443 mental-health-related calls ranging from suicide attempts to drug overdoses. Now, a newly formed unit of seven crisis intervention offic Prescotte Stokes III pstokes@star-telegram.com

Handcuffs or help? New Fort Worth police unit is working to reduce mental health calls

January 28, 2018 03:28 PM