Seattle is another story. It's a much smaller downtown than other cities. Homeless are camped out on the streets all over it. There are also untreated mentally ill among them with no place to go. It's made downtown Seattle a violent place. It doesn't matter what your status is, they just come up and attack people. When the police come it turns out the person has had lots of arrests and there a warrants out for not appearing in court. Some have been released from mental health treatment because time was up. The only state mental health hospital in western WA is full up and can only do intake as people get released.
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