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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