Police Violently Arrested A 73-Year-Old Woman With Dementia. Then, They Laughed At Her.

Hours after the arrest the officers laughed about the incident: 'I thought it went great,' one of them says in the released booking cell video. 'I think we crushed it.'

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Hours after the arrest the officers laughed about the incident: 'I thought it went great,' one of them says in the released booking cell video. 'I think we crushed it.'

Officer Daria Jalali, who was also involved in Garner's arrest, shields her eyes and says, 'I hate it. I hate this.' Another officer, Tyler Blackett, laughs and responds, 'I love it.'

AdvertisementThe lawsuit emphasizes the need to train officers how to interact with elderly people or those with disabilities like Garner. Lawyer Sarah Schielke said that, in this instance, the police should have requested a mental health unit. But Garner’s arrest wasn’t an isolated event -- instead, it’s just another example of the

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police failing to understand and helpsomeone with a mental health condition or illness, and further proof that mental health experts should be tasked with solving and de-escalating these kinds of situations."There is a cost associated with these controversial incidents," Johnny Rice II, Dr.PH, a professor of criminal justice at Coppin State University, wrote in

."For instance, family members and friends may be reluctant to call the police for assistance in a crisis if they think their loved one may get hurt or killed as a result of their intervention.” Rice pointed toa 2016 incidentin which Arnaldo Rios Soto, a man with autism, ran away from a Miami group home. A bystander called the police after watching Soto sit down in the middle of the street. When officers — and also his behavioral therapist, Charles Kinsey — arrived at the scene, Kinsey calmly attempted to explain that Soto posed no threat. An officer tried to shoot Soto and shot Kinsey instead. headtopics.com

"It is my opinion that the officer did not consider the context provided by Kinsey: that a man with a developmental disorder needed help and posed no harm," wrote Rice."What may be perceived by an officer as a person's failure to reply to orders might simply reflect symptoms."

AdvertisementThere was also the 2013 murder of Ethan Saylor, a 26-year-old with Down syndrome: When Saylor tried to enter a movie theater with an old ticket, several off-duty officers working as security guards confronted him and tried to drag him out of the theater. He"ended up on the floor with at least one deputy on top of him," wrote Saylor's parents in a lawsuit. He stopped breathing and was then pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. His death was ruled a homicide, but

. The state of Maryland, however, did implement new required training on responding to similar situations. Read more: Refinery29 »

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