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Update: Son of Black Man With Mental Illness Killed by Portland Police Plans to File Lawsuit

Meanwhile, the hospital that Andre Gladen was at hours before he was shot has made no comment.

Andre Gladen, a father of five who suffered from schizophrenia, was shot dead on Sunday by Officer Consider Vosu of the Portland Police Bureau (PPB), after an altercation in a home. Records confirm that he visited the emergency room of Adventist Medical Center in Southeast Portland a few hours before his death.

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Legally Blind Black Man with Schizophrenia Shot Dead by Police

Portland Police have been under federal investigation for use of excessive force.


Andre Gladen, 36, had been in the hospital a few times after experiencing hallucinations, including trying to break into a car that he believed was on fire with his brother and cousin inside, his twin brother, Fonte Gladen, said.

He suffered from paranoid schizophrenia and was also legally blind. On Sunday, he was killed, instead of being helped, by police.

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Georgia Student Body Slammed by Officer Over a Candy Bar

"It was two armed deputy sheriffs and a coach that tackled me over the Snickers, and I was scared," Asah Glenn said.

Asah Glenn, a 14-year-old freshman at Alcovy High School in Covington, Ga., was allegedly brutally manhandled by deputies and a coach at his high school for taking a Snickers bar out of an open vending machine.

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VIDEO: Georgia Police Chief Defends Officer Accused of Manhandling the 12-year-old He Arrested

According to Cobb County Police Chief Mike Register, "All he was doing was holding the young man by the arm."

A Cobb County police officer has been criticized for manhandling a 12-year old boy before his arrest at a Georgia mall earlier this month.

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A controversial photo was shared on social media and it has caused some major concerns for Stanly County residents. A mugshot shows an Oakboro police officer with his hands around a man's neck.

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Off-Duty Baltimore Sergeant Suspended After Being Attacked By Baltimore Cop: Video

Sgt. Henrietta Middleton shouldn't have had to disclose that she was a cop in order to be treated with respect.


Officers had been called to Custom House Avenue, outside Norma Jean's club on the Block, at around 1:20 a.m. Sunday for a report of a disorderly patron, police said.

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Cincinnati Cop Used a Taser on an 11-Year Old Girl to 'Stop Her From Shoplifting'

"Sweetheart, the last thing I want to do is tase you like that," the officer told the girl.

An 11-year old girl suspected of shoplifting at a Cincinnati-area Kroger was tased and subsequently lectured by a cop who felt he had no other choice.

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NBA Player Sues Milwaukee for Wrongful Arrest, Officer Mocks Him on Facebook

The "imbalance in violence against African Americans by police officers is particularly rampant in the State of Wisconsin," Sterling Brown's lawsuit states.

From body cam video of arrest.

NBA Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee and multiple local police officers after they used a stun gun on him for a parking violation, and for an officer's inappropriate memes on social media regarding the incident.

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​Black Teen Shot in the Back While Running from White Police

No body or dash cams, a newly sworn in officer and no consideration.


Three hours on the job in East Pittsburgh, Penn., and a white officer's first response is to shoot multiple rounds into unarmed Antwon Rose, a Black 17-year-old, running away. The officer didn't run after the teen or Tase him, but instead cuffed an almost lifeless body. Rose died on the way to the hospital.

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James Frascatore, the NYPD officer who slammed James Blake, former tennis pro, to the ground back in 2015 because he thought he was a scammer, received a five-day punishment from Police Commissioner James O'Neill.

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#MoviesWhileBlack: Police Arrest Black Teen for Sagging Pants at the Movies

White theater manager uses white 911 privilege. Police do their thug thing on a 14-year-old.


Public safety resources have been wasted again — this time, on a teen's sagging pants.

A Cineworld movie theater's manager in Wichita, Kan., called the police on Alonzo Taylor, a Black 14-year-old, when he didn't pull up his pants quickly.

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NYPD Officer Returns Serve and Sues Former Tennis Star James Blake

After slamming Blake to the ground in 2015 in an alleged case of mistaken identity, NYPD officer James Frascatore now claims he has been painted as "a racist and a goon."


Two years ago, former tennis star James Blake was mistaken for a suspect in an NYPD fraud investigation and tackled and handcuffed by an NYPD plainclothes officer. Now, after the release of Blake's book "Ways of Grace," where he speaks openly about the incident, the officer, James Frascatore, is defending himself with a vengeance, claiming Blake portrayed him as "a racist and a goon."

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