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Diana Showman

Diana Showman was a 19-year old woman in San Jose, California who had psychiatric disabilities.  On August 14, 2014, she was walking towards a police officer carrying a power drill.  The police officer mistook it for a gun and shot and killed her.  The prosecutors concluded that the police had acted in self-defense. The parents settled a lawsuit against the police department.

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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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