Toronto cop sentenced to six years in teen's death gets bail
Constable James Forcillo is appealing his conviction of attempted murder after a judge on Thursday concluded that his use of force against teen Sammy Yatim was "unnecessary, unreasonable, and excessive" and "an egregious breach of trust."
Hospitals Are Dumping Mentally Ill Patients in Los Angeles’ Skid Row
Instead of creating a post-treatment plan, hospitals discard the chronically ill and homeless back to the street, according to a recent lawsuit.
This Lawsuit Claims Canada Has Been Abusing Mentally Ill Prisoners
The proposed class action lawsuit demands the Canadian government fork over at least $600 million in damages to mentally ill prisoners allegedly mistreated in federal prisons over the last two decades.
How a Mentally Ill Haitian Immigrant Got Killed by New York Police
Why did two NYPD detectives investigating a robbery shoot David Felix to death in April despite being informed he was a diagnosed schizophrenic?
California Investigates 'Horrific and Inflammatory' Video of Police Beating Alleged Mentally Ill Man
The man's mother claims the 28-year-old man posed no threat to police; police say he was high on drugs and drunk, and violently attacked his mother and officers.