A police chief’s call to fix Minnesota’s mental health system

While the Minnesota Legislature tackles the thorny issue of portraits of ex-governors, the scandal that is the mental health system continues relatively unabated, as just about anybody who’s tried to get access to it can attest.

Lee Sjolander, the usually bubbly police chief of Kenyon, Minn., is calling attention to it today with a story of trying to help someone who needed it. Is anybody listening?