The death of a Frederick County man with Down Syndrome may be destined to change the way law enforcement handles encounters with the developmentally disabled.
A 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.
A 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.
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.
A documentary filmmaker is providing a preview in Frederick of his movie about the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome.
A 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.
The case created a major push for change in the way first responders deal with the disabled.
Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins says his deputies are receiving training regarding people with intellectual disabilities.
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.
A Frederick County man with disabilities dies during an encounter with sheriff’s deputies. Now state officials are pushing for change to try to avoid another tragedy.
Three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they caused a man with Down syndrome to suffocate as they tried to wrestle him out of a Frederick movie theater last January.
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.