Sunday, April 6, 2014

These Epic Fails Must End! #TreatmentBeforeTragedy

It happened again. Family members say someone in the midst of a mental health crisis dialed 911 seeking help.
Matthew Pollow, 28, got a death sentence instead.
That's the blunt way to describe the events of last Wednesday at a West Boca apartment complex.
Pollow was shot and killed by a Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy after things went spectacularly wrong. The Sheriff's Office says Pollow charged at a deputy with a screwdriver. Pollow's family doesn't understand why deputies didn't use a Taser or non-lethal force to subdue Pollow. It's a tragedy for all involved — Pollow, his family, and Evan Rosenthal, the deputy who fired the fatal shots.
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