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A program to remove police from some 911 calls in Denver helped reduce crime, study finds

By Ryan W. Miller & Campaign Zero

Scholarship: Sending mental health professionals, instead of police, in response to mental health crisis calls is linked to a decrease in crime

Denver’s Support Team Assisted Response (STAR) program paired medics and clinicians in a van to response to disorderly conduct, trespassing, and drug use. Provided by The Denver Police Department

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