Wright Co family questions police response to mental health crisis I KMSP FOX 9

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Deputies with the Wright County Sheriff’s Office fatally shot a man who they say was “having mental health challenges” and allegedly threatened them with a knife early Sunday morning. But his family is now questioning the circumstances that led up to this death, and whether or not they could have been prevented.

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  1. Id love to know the statistics on the percentage of mentally ill people that law enforcement has to deal with on a daily basis.

  2. It's not the police officers responsibility to know what to do when someone's in crisis. They only encountered this person for the first time and know absolutely not one thing about them. You have no clue about anybody's mental status when you show up at a call. It's the people's responsibility that are around the troubled person that sees they are struggling and has a problem like you knew your brother had a problem. Getting out of treatment 2 months ago kudos to him but really that is not very long. He was still struggling nobody gets fixed that fast when it comes to mental health. He should have never been able to get to the knife in the kitchen you are absolutely correct but…… I don't understand killing him though it could have just been injure him per se. Killing him in this situation was not the right thing to do. Shooting him maybe!

  3. Mental health is not an excuse for criminal Behavior if he poses a threat it doesn't matter his mindset the officers will respond accordingly

  4. I question the parenting skills of people with troubled kids keep ending up dead. Are you teaching them anything anymore?

  5. Let's get real here! It don't matter who it is, police officer, doctor, McDonald's worker, black, white, brown yellow, if some crazy dude is coming at any of these folks with a knife and their packin, I think they'd fire on him…

  6. The police ARE NOT PSYCHIATRIST! The families need to take responsibility for them if they are so concerned. If you threaten police with a weapon, they have a right to shoot!!

  7. Call the police for them to get someone under control,don’t call them if you don’t want that crybaby losers

  8. ♥️𝗧𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗱𝘂𝗹𝘁 𝗽𝗼𝗿𝗻 𝘃𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗼𝘀 𝗼𝗻𝗹𝘆❤️ Alles sehr schön. Aber zuerst zusammen die Nummern 10 und 1. Eine empr.ONLINE Brünette und eine andere Blondine. Es wäre unfairw, wenn ich 4 wählen würde

  9. ❤Only for fans over 18 year⤵️ Alles sehr schön. Aber zuerst zusammen die Nummern 10 und 1. Eine Brünette und eine andere Blondine. Es wäre unfair, wennf ich 4 wählen würde

  10. Come on, the vast majority of people who threaten the lives of police can be said to be having a "mental health episode". Clearly.

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