Fountain PD rolls out second BHCON unit
Last updated 8/7/2022 at 7:34pm
The Fountain Police Department recently introduced its second Behavioral Health Connect Unit – BHCON 4.
BHCON (pronounced "beacon") pairs a Fountain Police Department officer with a Licensed Behavioral Health Clinician from UCHealth Memorial Hospital to respond to emergency 911 calls determined to have a behavioral health issue as a primary factor.
FPD's BHCON 4 Unit will collaborate with its BHCON 3 Unit and the highly successful BHCON program at the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. FPD's program includes a case manager who will follow up on every mental health call to ensure citizens c...