(Salt Lake City, Utah) “On Friday, a Salt Lake City police officer shot a 13-year-old autistic child several times on Friday after his mother called 911 to ask for a crisis intervention team to take him to the hospital during a mental health episode. Linden Cameron…is currently hospitalized with injuries to his shoulder, ankles, intestines, and bladder.” The child was unarmed. The police have no explanation as to why they shot him. More of the story here.
(Orlando, Florida) It’s been over a year since the Community Response Team pilot launched in Orlando. Last year, the Orlando Police Department partnered with Aspire