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Saheed Vassell

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Mayor’s Mental Health Crisis Response Offers Weak Dose of Care, Advocates Warn

The father of cop shooting victim Saheed Vassell welcomed a test sending clinicians on 911 calls. Others express "shock" reforms don’t go farther.

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Revamped NYPD Response to Mentally Ill On Its Way After Long Delay

After cops fatally shot Saheed Vassell last year, Mayor de Blasio quickly promised to change how officers deal with emotionally disturbed persons.

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Mayor’s Garner-Inspired Cop Discipline Overhaul Questioned

De Blasio’s plan to speed up internal NYPD probes could jeopardize criminal cases, say some lawyers and prosecutors — including the acting Queens DA.

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