WHEN AID
TURNS DEADLY

WHEN AID TURNS DEADLY

Police are being forced to the front lines of a growing mental health crisis, leading to a record number of deadly encounters.

the officerA Roseville officer walks into the unknown every night. Twice, when the calls came, he fired his weapon.

the motherFueled by grief, a Richfield mother fights to change the way police are trained for mental health calls.

the survivorWhen Robert Wood shot an officer, he believed he would die. Instead, he is in a cell, fighting for his future.

Fatal encounters: The Star Tribune collected the stories of everyone killed by Minnesota police since 2000.Audio: MN Police Clips, St. Paul and St. Anthony police departments • Animation: Brobel Design • Photo: iStock