Florida Attorney General addresses mental health concerns in the criminal justice system

Rising mental health concerns post-Hurricane Michael led Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody to host part three of her round table series in Bay County.

“I thought it was important to get up here. I think this is a place doing unique things,” said Attorney General Moody. “Sheriff Ford has tried new programs that are working.”

Attorney General Moody’s four-part series focuses on mental health and Florida’s criminal justice system. The first part focused on mental health within law enforcement ranks and the second addressed mental health pre-arrest. Her third stop focused on mental health concerns post-arrest.

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