It started as a passing idea in Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw’s mind: a team of sheriff’s office employees dedicated to preventing violent acts by the mentally ill. Now it’s not only an articulated plan, the Legislature has ponied up $1 million in seed money.
So Sheriff Bradshaw has his cash. Now he needs to quell the gathering worries about this new plan for dealing with the complex issue of mental illness on Palm Beach County’s streets.
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