Kenneth Ellis (Albuquerque, NM: 2010) was an Iraq War veteran who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. Ellis was called to a convenience store when he began threatening to kill himself. The police arrived and a crisis-intervention officer began negotiating with Ellis. In the middle of the negotiation, OfficerLampiris-Trembasuddenly shot and killed him. The city independent review officer ruled he should not have fired, but the citizen review commission later ruled the shooting justified.
Peter Ballance (Greenacres, FL: 2005) has a number of neurological disabilities. Because of his disabilities, Ballance wears a badge indicating that he records conversations in…