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Emphasis on enhancing results for these with psychological health issues

I have prepared about the operate of our Mobile Outreach Group helping individuals in mental crisis situations who now performs in concert with Bluebonnet Trails Neighborhood Providers for 24/7 protection in the course of the county.

I have penned about the psychological wellbeing operate in our courts, balancing the legislation with an individualized method to most effective go well with the accused suffering from psychological ailment.

Soon, coming to us all will be the reaction “911, do you need law enforcement, hearth, EMS or mental well being companies?” I’ll generate about this later on this 12 months.

Six months in, how has our sheriff’s place of work developed to correctly do the job with people struggling from mental overall health issues?

Persons with mental health issues are inordinately represented in arrests and incarcerations in our country’s jails.

Mike Gleason campaigned in 2016 to be our sheriff as the prospect with a demonstrated qualifications of compassionate psychological well being perform both equally inside of and exterior regulation enforcement. Has that translated into a kinder workforce in Williamson County’s patrols and jail?