In March 2017, the Riley County Police Department (RCPD) in conjunction with Pawnee Mental Health Services (PMHS) created two mental health co-responder positions to provide officers assistance serving citizens in crisis situations.
Tiffany Andershas been employed as a mental health co-responder with PMHS/RCPD since August 2018. Tiffany has completed her clinical internship with Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center while placed at the Douglas County Jail providing mental health services to inmates. Tiffany worked in foster care for 7 years locally and in surrounding communities. Tiffany has a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Behavior Sciences from the University of Kansas (2010) and a Masters in Social Work (2018).