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Lawmakers examine police encounters with people with mental illnesses

Answering any call for help can be dangerous for police officers, but it can be especially volatile when it involves someone with an untreated mental illness.Members of a Senate subcommittee heard testimony Thursday about solutions to better protect those in need of mental health help while also keeping the officers who respond to help them safe.

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Lawmakers examine police encounters with people with mental illnesses