Gainesville Police Department Makes Mental Health a Top Priority

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For over three years, police officers and clinicians at the Gainesville Police and Alachua County Sheriff’s Departments have been working to address local mental health issues through their co-responder teams. Two teams were added earlier this year, and one more will be introduced next month.

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Macie is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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