Governor O’Malley pledges to create training standards for public health and safety employees regarding individuals with intellectual disabilities. This decision follows the death of a Frederick, Maryland man with a down syndrome disability who died by suffocation after being handcuffed and placed on the floor by a police officer when he refused to leave a local movie theatre.
For more on this developing story, check out this Washington Post article.
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