MN Police to Get Required Crisis Intervention Training

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In what a police chief calls a "game changer for Minnesota law enforcement," as of July 1, 2018, all officers must get a minimum of 16 hours of training every three years on three areas -- responding to a mental health crisis, de-escalation of conflicts and diversity and implicit bias training. The state will give police $6 million every year for the next four years for the training, three times the amount now available . . .

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