Video Segment on Alternates to Police Response for Mental Health Crisis Situations [picked-up across

Video Segment on Alternates to Police Response for Mental Health Crisis Situations [picked-up across the U.S. by local CBS News Stations]
Posted on Jan 02 2021
KOIN-POR (CBS)

Angela Kimball, national director of advocacy and public policy at NAMI discusses that people are starting to rethink a police response to mental health crises. “We took the concept of defunding police to really be more about investing in community resources that really works to divert people from law enforcement involvement so talking about things like crisis hotlines and mobile crisis response,” said Kimball.