LASD News

Expansion of Mental Evaluation Teams


LASD MET Teams at Work

L.A. County is expanding an innovative program to help people facing mental health emergencies get into treatment, instead of landing in jail. Ride along with Deputy Miranda and Department of Mental Health clinical worker Tina Webb as they respond to calls in El Monte. The County has also launched another innovative program titled Countywide Benefits Entitlement Services Teams (CBEST) that is connecting people experiencing homelessness to much-needed benefits and services. Our community is our currency!