Memphis Police Mistreatment of People struggling with Mentally health

(Memphis, TN) Drew Thomas is homeless and struggles with mental health. Drew has been arrested on several occasions due to minor crimes such as trespassing. One night, Drew allegedly ransacked shelves at a local gas station. When police arrived, he was compliant with the arrest. After being handcuffed, Drew was assaulted by the officers. “I will spray the [expletive] out of you! You worthless piece of incestuous [expletive],” officer William Skelton yelled at Drew before spraying the handcuffed arrestee.” Drew was sprayed a total of four times . More of this story here.

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