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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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Eric Garner

Eric Garner was a man who suffered from acute and chronic bronchial asthma and hypertensive cardiovascular disease. He was approached by the New York Police

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Freddie Gray

Freddie Gray was a 25 year old man who had developmental disabilities as a result of lead poisoning. On April 12, 2015, he was arrested

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