Systemic Racism

This US city sends mental health workers instead of police to non-criminal emergency calls

Recent Black Lives Matter protests have stirred debate around police funding. Image: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Alex Thornton

Senior Writer, Formative Content


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The CAHOOTS programme reduces confrontations involving police officers. Image: White Bird Clinic

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In 2018, the share of US adults with any mental illness over the last year, by age and gender Image: Statista

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Savings for the Eugene Police Department from diverting calls to CAHOOTS. Image: White Bird Clinic

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Rate of civilians killed by the police annually in selected countries, as of 2019(per 10 million residents). Image: Statista
Police spending per capita in major U.S. cities. Image: Statista

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