Marvin Scott

Marvin Scott

Marvin Scott was a 26 year-old African American suffering from Schizophrenia. Marvin uses marijuana as a medication for his condition. At an outlet mall in Allen, Texas, Marvin was arrested on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge. The officers first took Scott to a local hospital because he was reportedly acting erratically. He was subsequently released […]

Jamal Sutherland

Jamal Sutherland

Jamal Sutherland was a 31- year old diagnosed with Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder. Jamal was admitted into a behavioral health facility due to his mental health. After he attacked another patient, police were called. When he was arrested, officers were told to take him to jail instead of another secure treatment facility, according to Scott […]

Angelo Quinto

Angelo Quinto

Angelo Quinto was a 30-year old veteran who was born in the Philippines. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 2019 because of a food allergy. He suffered from depression most of his life, but his behavior changed after an apparent assault in early 2020, when he woke up in a hospital not remembering […]

Cody LaFont

Cody Lafont

Cody LaFont was a 25 year old Claremont man who owned guns. After having several mental health episodes, his family took away all of his guns. On September 25, 2016, Claremont police responded to several 911 calls about the resident, Cody LaFont. When police officer Kibbe engaged LaFont, LaFont was holding a handgun by a […]

Jeffrey Ely

Jeffrey Ely

Jeffery Ely was 40 years old and lived in the Windsor area. His mind was slowly deteriorating prior to police involvement. Friends and acquaintances of Ely said they were worried about his health when he began posting on social media about “mind control” and a stranger harassing him using voices sounding similar to people he […]

Victor Valencia

Victor Valencia

Victor was a 31 year-old Latino man, and was struggling with mental health issues. He appeared to be talking to himself at a gas station holding what appeared to be a gun. Police were called by witnesses stating Victor was an armed black man. Victor was walking towards Venice Boulevard towards a food truck when […]

James Anderson

James Anderson

Pamela Anderson called police to her home because her son, James, had stopped taking his medication for a “mild mental illness” and she wanted them to escort him to a hospital, as police had done in the past. She explained that her son was unarmed and not violent,. When officers arrived she was waiting on […]

Christian Hall

Christian Hall

Christian Hall was 19 years old and recently broke up with his girlfriend. He was feeling depressed and was contemplating suicide. Police were called when someone reported a distraught man with a gun on a bridge. When police arrived to the overpass of Interstate 80 in Hamilton Township, they asked Hall to drop his weapon. According […]

George Nkencho

George Nkencho

(Ireland) George Nkencho was 27 years old and suffering from mental health. He was introverted and mainly stayed secluded at home. Nkencho was in a retail store and got into a confrontation with a staff member. Nkencho punched the staff person and fled the store. He walked to his house armed with a knife when […]

Bennie Edwards

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 […]