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Three Loveland, Colo., police officers involved in the forceful arrest and detention of Karen Garner, a 73-year-old woman with dementia, have resigned from the department.

"I share the community's concerns on this. It hurt to see that," Loveland Police Chief Robert Ticer said of the body camera footage of the arrest during the conference. "I've been in law enforcement 32 years, and what I saw in there hurt me, personally."

Over the next year, KSJD is going to be bringing you more news about health, mental health and prevention in our community as part of a bi-weekly health and prevention report. This week, Lucas Brady Woods spoke with Stephanie Allred, the senior clinical director at Axis Health in Cortez, Colorado, about the mental health challenges facing the local community and some of the resources available to help.



KSJD Local Newscast - April 23, 2021

Apr 23, 2021

It's been more than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic completely upended our lives. For young people especially, it reprieved them of fully experiencing the world during a crucial time of growth and development.

Parents all over the world are beaming with all sorts of questions to get a grasp on the pandemic's toll, such as: How has the pandemic been affecting our children? Has remote learning slowed their education? Has reduced socializing hurt their development?