This Is How Cops Should Treat Homeless People

December 17, 2014 7:18 PM

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Steve Wick doesn't just patrol people on the streets of Houston -- he befriends them, too.

The sergeant helps run the city's Homeless Outreach Team, HOT, within the police department's mental health division. Along with four officers and three mental health case workers, Wick has helped move more than 400 people off the streets and into temporary or permanent housing since 2011, according...

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