The family of a man with autism, whose therapist was shot by a North Miami cop, is slapping the city of North Miami and four local police officers with a lawsuit, claiming that their loved one’s civil rights were violated in the aftermath of the shooting.
A North Miami police officer who shot an unarmed behavioral therapist as he cared for a man with autism has been charged with attempted manslaughter.
A recording of an interview between North Miami Police Chief Gary Eugene and Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigators reveals that North Miami Police Officer Jonathan Aledda was told by another officer on the scene that there was no weapon, only a toy, when he shot unarmed behavioral therapist Charles…
Charles Kinsey, the 47-year-old unarmed behavioral technician who was shot by North Miami police as he tried to assist his autistic patient, is suing the officer who shot him.
A North Miami therapist who was shot and wounded in the leg by police last week while trying to de-escalate a situation with his autistic patient said that he had a happy reunion Thursday with the young man, who is still hospitalized because of emotional trauma, CBS News reports.
A Florida police union chief says that the officer who shot and wounded a behavioral therapist trying to retrieve an autistic patient who had wandered into the street shot the wrong person.
I live in a two story loft that sits above a coffee shop on one of Pittsburgh's busy intersections. It also exists directly across the street from a park, within walking distance of several restaurants, and a few blocks away from a hospital. Naturally, the neighborhood gets quite a bit of foot traffic during the day.…
My mother had the talk with me when I was 18. After years of just the two of us in the house, I was leaving for college and would no longer be under her watchful eye.
A North Miami, Fla., caretaker was shot and wounded by police Monday as he tried to retrieve a 23-year-old autistic man who had wandered from a mental-health center into the street, the Miami Herald reports.