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Howard Center Lecture Series: Ernie and Joe Crisis Cops

April 13, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This Howard Center series is free and open to the public and offers timely educational sessions and dialogue on a variety of current topics related to mental health, substance use, and developmental needs. The sessions include presentations, film screenings, and panel discussions and are always followed by the opportunity for discussion and Q & A.

Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops Free and open to the public virtual film screening via Zoom webinar, followed by a panel discussion and Q & A. The documentary is an intimate portrait of two officers from the San Antonio Police Department’s Mental Health Unit who are helping to change the way police respond to mental health calls. Panelists include Kristin Chandler, Team Two; Shawn Burke, South Burlington Police Department; and Howard Center staff Tammy Boudah, Street Outreach; Rachel Lawler, Community Outreach; and Leslie Nelson, START. This is a free and open to the public virtual Zoom webinar. Registration is now open.

Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops is a documentary film that follows two police officers in San Antonio, Texas who specialize in responding to mental health calls, showing their innovative approach to policing and highlighting the importance of addressing mental health in law enforcement, while also shedding light on the need for systemic change in the criminal justice system to better serve individuals with mental health issues.

Registration Required: https://howardcenter.org/community-education/community-education-series-spring-2023/


April 13, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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