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Collier County Tackles Mental Health Issues in Jails – FOX 4


The father of a suspect who shot a Ft. Myers Police officer says his son suffered from mental illness.

29-year-old Wisner Desmaret had just been released from a Sarasota jail when he shot and critically wounded FMPD Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller Saturday.

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the David Lawrence Center to train first responders on dealing with mental health suspects or inmates.

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