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Prince George’s mental health facility being built with funds shifted from police training building

April 21, 2021

Prince George’s County officials celebrated the groundbreaking Monday for a behavioral health center that is being constructed with funds diverted from a police training facility, part of the county’s response to nationwide calls for racial and social justice. County Executive Angela D. Also­brooks (D), who decided to redirect the $20 million after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, said her response was also shaped by encounters Prince George’s police have had with mentally ill people over the years.

Article Source: Washington Post

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