How to get mentally ill New Yorkers off the street and into treatment

It happened again. And it could have — should have — been prevented. On July 5, NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia was ambushed and killed by Alexander Bonds, who was in turn killed by responding officers. Bonds was an untreated schizophrenic with a criminal history. When he started to deteriorate, his girlfriend convinced him to go…

It happened again. And it could have — should have — been prevented. On July 5, NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia was ambushed and killed by Alexander Bonds, who was in turn killed by responding officers. Bonds was an untreated schizophrenic with a criminal history. When he started to deteriorate, his girlfriend convinced him to go...

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