Lawsuit Filed Against APD for Brutal Excessive Force During a Mental Health Crisis

Edwards with broken jaw

(Austin, TX) An Austin man filed a lawsuit against the City of Austin and three Austin Police Department (APD) officers. The lawsuit filed by James Edward Johnson said APD officers used excessive force while he was experiencing a mental health crisis. “Rather than calmly talking with the distraught young man who was wearing only boxer […]

Family of Police Brutality Victim Suing Phoenix Police

Phoenix Police Department

Stanley Howard was 64 years-old when he was shot by Phoenix police on July 8th. Howard suffered from schizophrenia and depression. Howard was suffering from a mental health crisis and called police multiple times. When police arrived, they show Howard 10 times because he was holding a red, plastic water gun. The family filed a […]

Police breaking into house and assaulting woman with disabilities

An Arizona woman is suing the Globe Police Department after officers used a Taser on her in her own bedroom, even though she committed no crime and posed no threat. ABC15 Investigators exposed┬áthe police misconduct against Memory Burns earlier this year. Burns, 36, is considered to be seriously mentally ill by the State of Arizona. […]