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When it comes to the mentally ill, many police departments are finding themselves reluctantly cast as community "caregivers of last resort." Two agencies in Southern Arizona have developed a better way to respond.
While mass shootings are most prominent in the nation's mind, mental illness is often part of the common calls officers face, including domestics, substance abuse, emotional distress, armed persons, and suicide by cop.
A 38-year-old man was shot and killed in the doorway of his mother's home Saturday morning by two Dallas police officers responding to a 911 call.
According to the police department, Jason Harrison, who suffered from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, threatened the officers with a screwdriver. Read Full Story Here
Portland (Ore.) PD police are seen firing multiple TASER shots at a 47-year-old man who was spotted shoplifting and then grabbed knives from a display rack in an aisle of a Whole Foods Store. Read the full story here.
No sooner were the words out of Schoen's mouth than he observed the shooter coming down the ladder in front of the house and walking toward his patrol car. He heard his K-9, "Falco," barking at the man from his back seat kennel.