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Met will no longer attend 999 mental health calls from September

Humberside Chief Constable Lee Freeman has told BBC Radio 4 that the Right Care, Right Person policy has helped to 'transform the service' offered by the force.

Met will no longer attend 999 mental health calls from September

Date - 30th May 2023
By - Cash Boyle
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Met Police officers will no longer attend 999 calls linked to mental health incidents from later this year - unless there is a threat to life. Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley has written to health and social care services to confirm this planned...
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