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  1. mental health screening

    San Antonio ‘Crisis Cops’ Deliver NYPD Lessons on Dealing with Mentally Ill

    New HBO documentary about Texas city’s approach to 911 calls where mental health plays role is shown to New York cops amid plans for policing reforms.

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  2. a call to action

    City’s Delayed Response on 911 Overhaul Declared an Emergency

    Lawmakers and advocates demand action, saying snagged plans for a temporary texting system and a comprehensive digital upgrade put lives at risk.

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  3. breakdown

    Mayor’s Mental Health Crisis Response Offers Weak Dose of Care, Advocates Warn

    The father of cop shooting victim Saheed Vassell welcomed a test sending clinicians on 911 calls. Others express “shock” reforms don’t go farther.

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  4. breakdown

    No More EDPs: NYPD’s Emergency Plan to Deal with Mentally Ill New Yorkers

    Cops will start teaming with mental health workers on 911 calls and will no longer refer to “EDPs” under reforms aimed at stemming bloodshed.

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  5. text block

    City’s Delayed Response Time Threatens to Snag 911 Overhaul

    Two-plus years in, officials haven’t picked a firm to digitize the emergency system — meaning a delay to at least mid-2024, THE CITY has learned.

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  6. text block

    Text-to-911 Caught in Life-or-Death Battle Between NYPD and Tech Agency

    Delays in new emergency technology stem from bitter standoffs over system testing failures and how much human help computers need to catch all calls.

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  7. text block

    Long-Promised Power to Text 911 Still Hasn’t Arrived on the Scene

    Missing a forecast early-2018 debut, the city lacks a life-saving emergency communications service in place in much of the state.

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  8. disparity

    The Bronx Is Waiting: Police Dispatch Times Highest in the City

    IBO analysis of precinct dispatch times hit about 8 minutes in Highbridge and Wakefield — more than twice the citywide average, which is on the rise.

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