Katrina ProssCriminal justice reporter, WFYI
Katrina Pross is a criminal justice reporter at WFYI and a corps member of Report for America, an initiative of the GroundTruth Project. Katrina joined WFYI in June 2021 following a year-long reporting fellowship at the St. Paul Pioneer Press, where she covered courts and criminal justice. She graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2020, with degrees in journalism and French. She’s previously held internships at APM Reports, the Star Tribune and a radio station in France. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading and traveling.
One in 5 calls to police nationwide involve a behavioral health component. This means that in many cities, when people call for help during a mental health crisis situation, it’s police officers who respond. And that’s not always helpful.