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Police, jails becoming de facto health care providers

Law enforcement officers responding to more calls of individuals in mental crisis

Mental health care advocates say issues stemming from law enforcement officers responding to individuals in mental crisis are symptomatic of a greater problem.

Corrections head warns workers about rumors

Emails suggest DOC might open new prison, privatize

Wisconsin Corrections Secretary Ed Wall is warning employees of his department they could lose their jobs if they spread what he calls "false or malicious information" about the agency.