One County’s 20-Year Effort to Decriminalize Mental Illness
Many cities across the United States are rethinking the role of police in responding to mental health emergencies. Miami-Dade County has spent the last two decades revamping their policing — along with many other aspects of how their criminal justice system treats people in crisis. What lessons have they learned?
Dig deeper into the issues explored in today’s episode: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/07/01/one-countys-20-year-effort-to-decriminalize-mental-illness
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