‘Tragic results’: the mentally ill face fatal risks with the police

SALEM, Oregon (AP) – One summer night, Misty Castillo walked out of her home in Salem, Oregon, called 911 and called the police, saying her son was mentally ill, was assaulting her and her husband and was carrying a knife. “He’s drunk, he’s high and he’s mentally ill,” Castillo told the emergency staff, again emphasizing … Read more