Mental health professionals to join sheriff’s deputies on some calls

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 11, 2022 5:52 PM CT | Published: April 11, 2022 5:52 PM CT

The pairing is among the police reforms discussed nationally in the wake of the March 2020 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis Police custody.

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Shelby County Commission Lee Harris Floyd Bonner Crisis Intervention Team Shelby County Sheriff's Office Mental health

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