Two Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies let campers know they must pack up and move on at the Sacramento County courthouse on April 27 in Sacramento. As a society, we often expect law enforcement officials to deal with the mentally ill, and too often, people with severe mental illness end up in prison.
Two Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies let campers know they must pack up and move on at the Sacramento County courthouse on April 27 in Sacramento. As a society, we often expect law enforcement officials to deal with the mentally ill, and too often, people with severe mental illness end up in prison. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Two Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies let campers know they must pack up and move on at the Sacramento County courthouse on April 27 in Sacramento. As a society, we often expect law enforcement officials to deal with the mentally ill, and too often, people with severe mental illness end up in prison. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

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