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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

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

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Ethan Saylor’s Death May Change How Sheriff’s Office Operates

The case created a major push for change in the way first responders deal with the disabled.

02/11/2014

ethan saylor

Frederick Deputies Get Disability Training

Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins says his deputies are receiving training regarding people with intellectual disabilities.

01/28/2014

Robert Ethan Saylor

Dismissal Sought In Md. Theater Death Lawsuit

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.

12/23/2013

Ethan Saylor

Md. Commission On Police And Disabled Meets

A state panel is getting close to making recommendations regarding police training about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

12/18/2013

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

Petition Calls For Justice For Md. Man With Down Syndrome Who Died In Police Custody

The family of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody is not giving up.

08/23/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

Lawmaker Calls For Changes After Disabled Man Dies

New demands for a state investigation into the death of a young man with Down syndrome. He died at the hands of Frederick County sheriff’s deputies; those deputies were never charged.

08/06/2013

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