Charlie McGillvary

Charlie McGillvary was a 45 year old man who had a developmental disability and a heart condition.  In August 2011, Toronto police tackled him because they mistook him for another person who violated his bail conditions.  His mother tried to intervene and let them know they had the wrong person but she was ignored.  He went into cardiac arrest after being tackled but the police refused to perform CPR.  He later died.  The police were cleared of any wrongdoing.


Ishmail Thompson

Ishmail was arrested in Pennsylvania amidst a mental health crisis, and the mental health specialist at the county jail said he should be sent to

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Adrain Kimbrough

Adrain Kimbrough, 35, has mental illness, and died after being assaulted by another incarcerated person in an Alabama prison. Adrain’s sister stated that he was

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