Can police learn to de-escalate?

Police officers around the country are fielding an increasing number of mental-health calls. A look into how one department is training its officers to handle them. Plus, how gospel choirs are adapting to the pandemic’s socially distanced reality.
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Converging in a tense section of Huntsville: A White police officer fresh from de-escalation training, a troubled Black woman with a gun, and a crowd with cellphones ready to record.

Her gospel choir brought her closer to God. Now she can only hum from home.

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About Post Reports

Post Reports is the premier daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Every weekday afternoon.