Ruben Solis

Ruben Solis (Waxahachie, Texas) is a 69-year-old man with Huntington’s Disease. In March 2018, he was approached by the police. Because he could not comply with police orders because of his disabilities, he was beaten until he ended up in a pool of blood. He settled a lawsuit against the Ellis County Sheriff’s Department requiring that they take additional disability and mental health training.


Collage of 5 photos of Markus and other family in black & white.

Markus Johnson

Markus Johnson, aged 21, died on September 6, 2019, in the Danville Correctional Center, a medium-security prison in Illinois. Markus was diagnosed with bipolar disorder

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Yong Yang

Yang, 40, was killed on May 2 after allegedly wielding a kitchen knife toward officers responding to reports of a mental health episode. Yang’s parents called the Los Angeles

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