Panel: Those With Disabilities Should Train PoliceA Maryland panel says the state should turn people with intellectual and developmental disabilities into trainers to help teach organizations how to effectively interact with the disabled.
Md. Seeks Dismissal Of Custody Death LawsuitThe 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.
Md.'s New Mandatory Police Training Program To Be Led By The DisabledA 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.
Md. Now A Defendant In Wrongful Death LawsuitRelatives 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.
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.
Dismissal Sought In Md. Theater Death LawsuitThree 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.
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.
New Panel Begins Work After In Custody Death Of Md. Man With Down SyndromeThe 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.
Family Of Disabled Man Who Died In Police Custody Files Civil SuitThe 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.
Md. Could Be First State To Train Police On DisabilitiesMaryland 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.
Petition Calls For Justice For Md. Man With Down Syndrome Who Died In Police CustodyThe family of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody is not giving up.