mental health support

Senator Steve Cwodzinski Presents Bill to Expand Mental Health Support for Law Enforcement

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) presented a bill that would help provide comprehensive mental health support to law enforcement officers. SF 1087 would fund a grant to develop a training program for licensed counselors to help them understand the culture and nuances of law enforcement work and provide treatment for officers in distress. Senator Cwodzinski testified in support of the bill alongside current and former law enforcement.