Because the variety of incidents involving folks experiencing a psychological well being disaster continues to rise, Woodstock, Ont., police have created a brand new place throughout the division.
There’s a brand new Neighborhood Engagement Officer who will present assist to group members in disaster.
Woodstock police have launched Constable Savage as the brand new Neighborhood Engagement Officer.
Officers say Constable Savage joined the Woodstock police drive in 2021 with intensive expertise in an analogous position working with folks in disaster and with psychological diseases on the Brantford Police Service.
Officers say the officer will work carefully with the Psychological Well being Engagement and Response Workforce in addition to different group companions.
They’ll additionally present disaster intervention coaching to different members of Woodstock police.
— With recordsdata from 980 CFPL’s Jess Brady