Category Archives: Police Brutality

The Other Police Brutality Crisis: One Half of Police Shooting Victims Suffer from Mental Illness

Acts of police brutality against black men have been front page news for several years, sparking the successful activist movement, #BlackLivesMatter. Yet, African Americans are not the only victims of unprovoked violence at the hands of so-called peace officers. An even bigger crisis involves police brutality against the mentally disabled. According to research released by […]