The Met Police is to reduce the number of mental health calls officers attend in London as part of an initiative with the NHS. The Right Care Right Person strategy aims to tackle the amount of time officers spend policing mental health.
Officers will not attend cases where help from a medical professional would be more appropriate, the Met said. They will continue to attend callouts if a person is at risk of serious harm, NHS London added.
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