Mental Health Unit

Duluth Council Approves Grant to Continue Mental Health Officer Position

Officer helps build relationships and get people help from Mental Health Services.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth City Council approved a $206,793 grant that’ll allow the Duluth Police Department to continue dedicating an officer specifically for mental health calls. The officer is part of the Department’s Mental Health Unit based out of the DTA substation downtown. He works with people based on referrals from other officers and community members. Since the grant was…

Duluth Police Officers Address Mental Health Crisis

The Duluth Police Department's Mental Health Unit is made up of officers, social workers and health professionals.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Police Department’s Mental Health Unit is made up of officers, social workers and health professionals. One officer says he expects the unit could expand over the next few years. Police officers and mental health experts sat on a panel to inform the public of some of the training put in place. Officers can complete 32…