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Public Hearing Notice Community Policing and Behavioral Health Advisory Council Public Hearing
Overview of Community Policing and Behavioral Health Advisory Council Public Hearing
Pursuant to Section 117 of Chapter 253 of the Acts and Resolves of 2020, the Community Policing and Behavioral Health Advisory Council established in subsection (e) of section 25 of chapter 19 of the General Laws, shall study and make recommendations for creating a crisis response and continuity of care system that delivers alternative emergency services and programs across the commonwealth that reflect specific regional, racial, ethnic, and sexual orientation needs and differences in delivering such services.
To fulfill its mandate, the Council will be conducting public hearings to consider testimony from the public regarding the Crisis Services Report.
In addition to attending the hearing listed above, or as an alternative to attending, members of the public may submit comments by email to CrisisServicesStudy@umassmed.edu. Please attach written testimony as either an attached Word or PDF document or as text within the body of the email with "Crisis System Report” in the subject line. All written testimony must include the sender’s full name, mailing address, and organization or affiliation. Written testimony will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on January 3, 2024.
Closed captioning and American Sign Language Interpreters will be available at all hearings. For all other reasonable accommodations or Spanish and Portuguese translation, please contact CrisisServicesStudy@umassmed.edu or 1-508-856-2748.
In case of inclement weather or other emergency, hearing cancellation announcements will be posted.