Texas Police Officer Kills A Mentally Challenged African American Man Because He Wouldn't Drop A Screwdriver
|Texas Police Officer Kills A Mentally Ill|
Man Because He Wouldn't Drop A Screwdriver
In June of last year, police confronted Jason Harrison who suffered from bipolar disorder. Harrison’s mother had called police to assist her in getting Harrison to the hospital for treatment.
Instead, the police gunned down Harrison for holding a screwdriver and allegedly lunging at the
|Dallas Police Officer|
The family of Harrison disputes the police narrative and stated that “He never had a history of violence before.”
An internal investigation by the Dallas Police determined that no criminal charges were warranted in the killing of Harrison.