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posted 12/07/2018
In the final moments of Jontell Reedom's life, viewers see him jogging away from the officers. Moments later, officers would fire eight rounds into him, killing him.
posted 03/14/2018
In Tulare County, RV-like mobile units are trying to fill the need among Hispanic farm laborers for mental health care. But so far, the need far outstrips the supply of care.

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In the final moments of Jontell Reedom's life, viewers see him jogging away from the officers.... more »
posted 12/07/18
In Tulare County, RV-like mobile units are trying to fill the need among Hispanic farm laborers... more »
posted 03/14/18

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Tulare County law enforcement attempts to make strides in robust officer training about how to deal with residents with mental health problems.
Police officers agree there is a swelling tide of mental illness on the horizon and they are already beginning to feel its effects. But officers are finding themselves woefully underprepared.
This article was produced as a project for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2018 California Fellowship.