Kajieme Powell was a 25-year-oldman who had schizophrenia. He went to a store in St Lois, Missouri on August 20, 2014, where he grabbed some items and started pacing on the floor with a knife. The police were called. But even though one of the police officers was trained in crisis intervention, they shot and killed Kajieme rather than de-escalate the situation. None of the police officers was charged, but the family has filed a lawsuit against the 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