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San Diego judges give chronic alcoholics a sobering sentence

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About ten percent of San Diego's homeless population are chronic alcoholics who cost the law enforcement and health care systems millions of dollars a year. Host Tom Fudge talks with two guests about how costly chronic homelessness has been to our city.

Guests:

  • James Dunford. M.D. (right) Professor of Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UCSD. He is also the Emergency Medical Services Director for the City of San Diego.
  • Sgt. Rick Schnell . Member of the Homeless Outreach Team, the HOT Team. Also works with the SIP program, the Serial Inebriate Program.

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