There are very sick people in our community who are desperate for treatment - these persistent and severe mentally ill citizens should not be sentenced to jail, nor must their deaths be tragic consequences from lack of timely treatment.
From KNS Comments: "From what I hear they were there yesterday about a suicide attempt and took a gun away. He was mentally ill and they had their chance yesterday to help the man. Instead they ignored his pleas for help and now look, he's dead .... "
Court ordered assisted outpatient treatment saves lives!