FILE – Snohomish mental health

In this Nov. 1, 2017 photo, Ron Berry, left, talks with his daughter Alexis McKee after Berry was admitted to a mental health triage facility run by Compass Health, a Snohomish County behavioral health provider, in Everett, Wash. The facility allows people experiencing mental health crises to be treated more effectively and reduces the loads placed on jails and emergency rooms. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Staff Reporter

Spencer Pauley reports on Seattle and the King County area of Washington. He was previously an independent filmmaker and worked on "The Clinton Affair," a documentary series investigating the impeachment proceedings of former President Bill Clinton.