Communities across the U.S. have implemented collaborations between law enforcement and behavioral health professionals in recent years, but Laramie County’s program was most directly influenced by Fort Collins Police Services. Meeting with them has helped those involved in forming Laramie County’s program learn what has and hasn’t worked in Fort Collins, Wardle said.
The initiative has funding for about a year. UW’s Dr. Clair White, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, has helped plan the funding proposal.
CRMC, law enforcement pursuing program for mental health calls