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.
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…