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The Millcreek Township Police Department is using a nearly $250,000 grant it received from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to employ a full-time crisis clinician to respond to mental health calls and others and to train some of its officers as peer counselors for other member departments.

Millcreek Police add crisis clinician to assist with mental health appeals

The Millcreek Township Police Department responds to a “significant number” of mental health incidents and other crises each year, Police Chief Scott Heidt said. The department’s 66 officers also regularly respond to calls that may affect their own mental health. “We’re exposed to a lot of things the average person wouldn’t believe,” Deputy Chief Carter …

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Catfishing officer told Virginia police he was treated at a mental health facility, records show

Catfishing officer told Virginia police he was treated at a mental health facility, records show

Austin Lee Edwards, the now-deceased cop who ‘catfished’ a 15-year-old Riverside girl and killed her grandparents and mother last month, has revealed during his bid to become a Private Virginia state that he had voluntarily checked himself into mental health. installation several years earlier, according to records reviewed by the Los Angeles Times. The Virginia …

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Ex-VSP mental health worker sentenced to 10 years in prison

Ex-VSP mental health worker sentenced to 10 years in prison

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Authorities are investigating the death in prison of popular business owner, mental health advocate

Authorities are investigating the death in prison of popular business owner, mental health advocate

State and county officials are investigating the death of a popular Norman business owner and mental health advocate who baked cookies in a small cottage on the corner of Main Street and Webster Avenue. Shannon Hanchett, 38, died this week at the Cleveland County Detention Center. She was found “unconscious and not breathing” by detention …

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