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Mental Health Field Response Teams Awarded Additional Grant Funding to Expand Programs


Last updated 10/3/2019 at 1:47pm

This month, the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC ) awarded the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office’s, in partnership with the Spokane Police Department, a $698,750 grant to continue and expand their Mental Health Field Response Team capabilities. The grant was funded by the Washington State Legislature.

The WASPC funds allow the Spokane Police Department and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to continue deploying their co-responder teams, comprised of a Frontier Behavioral Health Mental Health Professional partnered with an Officer/Deputy. The grant also expands...

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