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Street triage scheme 'proving its worth'

Numbers of people with mental health issues taken into custody has declined under pilot initiative, forces say.

Street triage scheme 'proving its worth'

Date - 18th June 2014
By - Nick Alatti - Police Oracle
Police forces piloting a street triage scheme have hailed it a huge success with a dramatic reduction in the number of people with mental health issues being taken into custody. After only four months, one force is reporting that a £100,000...
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