wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

Down syndrome

ethan saylor

Ethan Saylor’s Mom Endorses Sheriff’s Opponent

The mother of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three off-duty deputies is joining a campaign to oust the Frederick County sheriff.

08/27/2014

Ethan Saylor

Md. Seeks Dismissal Of Custody Death Lawsuit

The state of Maryland is seeking dismissal of allegations in a federal lawsuit that it contributed to the wrongful death of a man with Down syndrome who suffocated in the custody of three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies moonlighting as mall security guards.

06/12/2014

Ethan Saylor

Md.’s New Mandatory Police Training Program To Be Led By The Disabled

A Maryland commission formed in response to the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome plans to make people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the teachers in a mandatory, statewide police training program.

05/22/2014

Ethan Saylor

Film About Ethan Saylor Case Gets A Screening

A documentary filmmaker is providing a preview in Frederick of his movie about the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome.

05/21/2014

Ethan Saylor

Md. Now A Defendant In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Relatives of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies have added the state of Maryland to those allegedly liable for his death.

03/14/2014

Ethan Saylor

Disability Advocates Chide Panel Following Death Of Ethan Saylor

A state commission formed in response to the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome should seek legislation mandating disability awareness training for police and other first responders, the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities said Thursday.

01/16/2014

ethan saylor witnesses

Movie Theater Witnesses Recall Night Md. Man With Down Syndrome Died In Police Custody

Dozens of people came to a candlelight vigil in Frederick to remember the life of Ethan Saylor. The 26-year-old man with Down syndrome died after being forcibly removed from a movie theater in January.

11/22/2013

Ethan Saylor

New Panel Begins Work After In Custody Death Of Md. Man With Down Syndrome

The death of a man with Down syndrome in the custody of sheriff’s deputies has helped inspire a new Maryland commission to improve interactions with people with developmental disabilities.

10/29/2013

Ethan Saylor

Family Of Disabled Man Who Died In Police Custody Files Civil Suit

The family of a man with Down syndrome who died in police custody at a movie theater is suing Frederick County. The suit–just filed Thursday–says Ethan Saylor’s death was tragic and unnecessary.

10/17/2013

Ethan Saylor

Md. Could Be First State To Train Police On Disabilities

Maryland could become the first state to require police and other first responders to get disability training following the death of 26-year-old Robert Ethan Saylor.

09/26/2013

Ethan Saylor

O’Malley Forms Panel On Developmental Disabilities

Gov. Martin O’Malley has created a commission to help law enforcers and others better respond to incidents involving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

09/18/2013

ehtan saylor

Sister Of Disabled Man Who Died In Police Custody Continues Fight For Justice

Renewed calls for an independent investigation regarding a Frederick County man with Down syndrome who died while in police custody.

09/14/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,220 other followers