Denver Sheriff’s Department is spending $1 million to train every deputy in crisis intervention

DENVER, CO. - JULY 11: The scenario coach, Kyle Kilman, center, gives trainee Timothy Moore, left, some direction with professional actor Charles Kolar, who is acting in the role of an inmate in crisis. Greeno and other trainees, are learning how to verbally de-escalate a situation that may be encountered in their job working with inmates who are in crisis or may be suffering from mental illness. The Denver Sheriff's Department is training all of it's deputies and other department employees in crisis intervention through several days of classes of instruction at the Denver County Jail, including on site role-playing with professional actors playing the part of the inmates. (Photo By Kathryn Scott/Special to The Denver Post)

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