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Police confront rising number of mentally ill suspects a report by the treatment advocacy center and the national sheriff’s association. 100 stat 478 public law 99-319—may 23, 1986 public law 99-319 99th congress an act may 23, 1986 [s 974] protection and advocacy for mentally 111.
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