MLC HHS-CJPS Committees Joint Webinar: Law Enforcement-Mental Health Collaboration
This webinar highlighted the law enforcement-mental health collaborations being undertaken in Wichita, Kansas. Programs that were discussed are the Integrated Care Team co-responder unit, a mobile crisis team, and a well-established and award-winning homeless outreach team (HOT). The presenters were Captain Jeffery Weible of the Wichita Police Department, Jennifer Wilson of COMCARE (a community mental health center), and Malachi Winters of the Sedgwick County Emergency Medical Service (EMS). Minnesota Rep. Jennifer Schultz, Co-Chair of the MLC HHS Committee, and North Dakota Rep. Shannon Roers Jones, Co-Chair of the MLC CJPS Committee hosted the webinar. There was time for attendee Q&A at the end.