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Phil Andrews – Mental Health Conditions and Criminal Justice


Posted on July 22nd

Phil Andrews – Mental Health Conditions and Criminal Justice

Phil Andrews is the Director of Crime Prevention Initiatives for the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. Prior to this position, he served on the Montgomery County Council for 16 years. Montgomery County has too many mental health prisoners held for minor crimes. For the last 10 years there has been a Mental Health Court with a mission to divert mental health potential prisoners to treatment centers. The program has reduced the number of mental health shootings. Another effort is to reduce Middle School truancy. Mental health patients are targets for scams




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