Mentally Disabled

Daniel Andrew, the officer who was seen punching a mentally ill woman on a California highway in July 2014, will not face charges for the incident. According to The LA Times, prosecutors declined to press criminal charges after reviewing video and witness statements from the incident. Officials summarized Andrew, a California Highway Patrol officer, was […]

A twenty-two-year-old man with down syndrome is recovering from his injuries nearly a week after Miami-Dade police officers beat him outside his home. According to police reports, a violent confrontation ensued after officers tried to handcuff Gilberto Powell to investigate a bulge they spotted in his pants. After he was detained they realized the bulge […]