June 2021 News Listing

Answering the call: Changing how 911 responds to mental health crises.

San Francisco’s roughest neighborhoods can seem dominated by the homeless, the mentally disturbed, and those openly using drugs. But San Francisco Mayor London Breed is cutting the police budget. Correspondent John Blackstone asked, “Don’t you need more police on the street to change that?” “We gotta look at things differently,” she replied. “The challenges that more