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Amir Johnson

Amir Johnson was 30 when he was shot and killed during an encounter with police. Amir was experiencing a mental health episode because of his fiancé’s passing. According to officials, Amir advanced on the officers with a broken glass bottle. After Amir refused to drop the bottle, the officers shot him a total of 6 times. After the altercation, Amir’s family demanded to see body camera footage by the officers. Over a month has passed and the state’s Attorney General’s office has yet to provide the footage.

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Tanisha Anderson

Tanisha Anderson was a 37-year-old woman with psychiatric disabilities who lived in Cleveland, Ohio.  On November 13, 2014, Tanisha’s family called 911 when she was

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Dontre Hamilton

Dontre Hamilton was a 31-year old man who lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  He had schizophrenia and other psychiatric disabilities.  On April 30, 2014, Dontre was

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