Jason Harrison was a 39-year-old man with psychiatric disabilities who lived in Dallas. On June 14, 2014, his mother called 911 hoping a mental health team could assist her with her son. However, the police arrived, and when they say Jason had a screwdriver, they shot and killed him. A grand jury refused to indict the police officers involved. The family has filed a lawsuit against the police department.
Hours before he died, Pittsburgh Jail released an autistic man with intellectual disability from custody
Pittsburgh Institute for Non-Profit Journalism: “Anthony Talotta, 57, died Wednesday at UPMC Mercy Hospital after he was found unresponsive in his cell at the Allegheny