Frederick County has taken a giant step forward to improve community policing and public safety by expanding the services of a team of counselors and other specialists to help those experiencing a mental health crisis. This should also make the job of police officers in this community simpler and safer. One of the most difficult assignments for police officers here and around the country is to respond to a 911 call for a mentally ill person having a crisis.
A compassionate response to mental health
April 5, 2021