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Kristiana Coignard

Kristiana Coignard was a 17-year-old girl with psychiatric disabilities. On January 22, 2015, she went to the lobby of the Longview Police Department in Texas and requested assistance. The police claim she had written “I have a gun” on her hand. They shot her five times and killed her. A grand jury did not indict the police officers involved. The family reached a settlement of $15,000.

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James Matthew Boyd

James Matthew Boyd was a 38-year old man with schizophrenia who lived in Albuquerque.  The police were called on him for illegal camping because he

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Brian Claunch

Brian Claunch was a 45-year-old double amputee who used a wheelchair chair. Brian stayed at the Healing Hands, a facility for people with psychiatric disabilities,

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