mental illness and police

A New York cop shot and killed a 66-year-old Black woman wielding a bat in the Bronx on Tuesday evening. Police say they will investigate why the officer used lethal force instead of his Taser.

Nine Chatham County sheriff’s deputies have been fired in the wake of the death of a 21-year-old mentally ill man in Savannah, Georgia, according to…

A Dallas grand jury last week cleared two officers in the death of a 39-year-old schizophrenic man whose mother had called for assistance escorting him…