Mobile Crisis Response Instead of Police Intervention

Willamette Wake Up

Mobile Crisis Response Instead of Police Intervention

Show Notes

Salem City Councilor Vanessa Nordyke responds to the incident where five Salem police officers detained and injured a man in a mental health crisis. She sees this as a prime example for the need of a civilian-lead mobile crisis unit. She discusses recent council discussions on this effort.

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Willamette Wake Up is KMUZ’s morning news magazine program that explores what mid-Valley people are doing and talking about through news segments and interviews. The Willamette Wake Up team is dedicated to exploring the deeper stories that define and affect our community. Join us live every weekday morning from 8 to 9 o’clock and repeats 6 to 7PM.

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