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Here’s What The Three Black Stripes On A School Bus Are For

Social Workers Instead Of Police? Denver's 911 Experiment Is A Promising Start

GAME CHANGER?

A 911 dispatch looks about the same no matter where you are in the U.S.: sirens, strobe lights atop police cruisers, and first responders armed with guns and pepper spray, the reason for the call notwithstanding. But if you dial 911 in Denver, you might be greeted instead by a mental-health clinician and a paramedic driving a customized van equipped with food, water, and blankets.

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