Many cities across the United States are rethinking the role of police in responding to mental health emergencies. Miami-Dade County has spent the last two decades revamping their policing — along with many other aspects of how their criminal justice system treats people in crisis. What lessons have they learned?
Steve Leifman, JD, Associate Administrative Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida; Founder, Miami-Dade County Criminal Mental Health Project
Carol Caraballo, MSW, MPA, LCSW, Vice President of Behavioral Health Services, Thriving Mind South Florida
Dig deeper into the issues explored in today's episode: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/07/01/one-countys-20-year-effort-to-decriminalize-mental-illness
Sign up for our weekly newsletter to see what research health policy experts are reading right now, plus recommendations from our staff: bit.ly/tradeoffsnewsletter
Support this type of journalism today, with a gift: https://tradeoffs.org/donate
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tradeoffspod
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.