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Instincts trump Chicago police training

by Jane Park
May 05, 2009


When it comes to dealing with the mentally challenged, Chicago police officers get some basic training.  An additional voluntary program is available as well.  It's called the Crisis Intervention Team.  But as Jane Park reports, sometimes training isn't enough.  And one family in Little Village knows that all too well.