Training Helps Teach Md. Police, Those With Special Needs How To InteractA man with Down syndrome who died while being restrained by police four years ago has led to training changes for Maryland law enforcement.
Judge: Lawsuit Can Move Forward In Death Of Md. Man With Down SyndromeThree-and-a-half years ago, a 26-year-old Maryland man with Down syndrome went to the movies with an aide, and never returned home.
Deputies Dispute That Asphyxia Caused Disabled Man's DeathThree Maryland sheriff's deputies are disputing the official cause of death of a man with Down syndrome who died as they tried to forcibly remove him from a movie theater in 2013.
Bill Would Expand Police Training With Developmentally DisabledThe death of a Frederick County man with Down Syndrome may be destined to change the way law enforcement handles encounters with the developmentally disabled.
Suit Moves Forward In Police Death Of Md. Man With Down SyndromeA federal judge has allowed a lawsuit to move forward against three Frederick County sheriff's deputies in the death of a young man with Down syndrome.
Court Narrows Claims In Md. Wrongful Death CaseA federal court has dismissed all claims against Regal Cinemas Inc. in a lawsuit stemming from the asphyxiation death last year of a Maryland man with Down syndrome.
Ethan Saylor's Mom Endorses Sheriff's OpponentThe 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.
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.
Woman Testifies Before Senators About Son's Death In Police CustodyA grieving mother turns her pain into advocacy. Tuesday, a Frederick County woman testified on Capitol Hill about the death of her son--who had Down syndrome--in the custody of Frederick County deputies last year.
Ethan Saylor's Death May Change How Sheriff's Office OperatesThe case created a major push for change in the way first responders deal with the disabled.
Frederick Deputies Get Disability TrainingFrederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins says his deputies are receiving training regarding people with intellectual disabilities.
Disability Advocates Chide Panel Following Death Of Ethan SaylorA 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.