A Florida sheriff's Brief But Spectacular take on mental illness in county jails

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Published on 15 Oct 2021, 23:04
Ken Mascara has been the sheriff of St. Lucie County in Florida for the past 20 years. He has seen funding for mental health facilities plummet, and as a result, more and more mentally ill patients end up languishing behind bars. Now, he gives his Brief But Spectacular take on making county jails safer, and smarter.

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