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.
Lawmaker Calls For Changes After Disabled Man DiesNew 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.
DOJ Examining Disabled Md. Man's In Custody DeathThe U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the death of a man with Down syndrome who died in police custody while being removed from a Frederick movie theater.