NYC’s Budget Does Not Make Policing Safer for those with Mental Illness [by Member-Leader Peggy Herrera]

By |2020-09-27T09:31:30-04:00July 8th, 2020|Press|

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I am the proud mother of a young man who has lots of promise and potential and also struggles with mental health concerns. I have seen over and over again the ways that an inadequate mental health system has failed him, and where law enforcement has stepped in to do a job they should not be doing.