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TPD and Cenpatico working to improve mental health calls

Posted at 6:26 PM, May 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-20 01:18:37-04

The Tucson Police Department has teamed up with Cenpatico Integrated Care to learn how to be better prepared for mental health related calls.

Officers recently went through mental health first aid training where they learned how to contact a person's case manager while responding to a call. This will help determine the best action to take.

TPD is now complying with the "One Mind Campaign" which works to improve police response to people with mental illness.