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Bennie Edwards

Bennie Edwards was a 60-year old homeless man with Bipolar and Schizophrenia. A store manager called the police on Edwards for causing a disturbance. When police arrived Bennie was armed with a knife. After Bennie refused to drop the knife, the officers used pepper-spray and a taser which both proved ineffective. Afterwards, Bennie attempted to run away when the officers fatally shot him. His body was left on the ground for over two hours.

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Ryan Gainer

Ryan Gainer

When Ryan Gainer was diagnosed with autism as a toddler, he was nonverbal, and his family all learned sign language to communicate with him. But

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Maalik Roquemore

Maalik Roquemore

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Officials released bodycam footage of the fatal shooting of a Maalik Roquemore. A CMHA officer responded to a loud music complaint. While

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