NY Attorney General: no charges for cops who shot man in mental health crisis

I’m so disappointed to hear that the NYPD officers who killed Saheed Vassell will not face charges. This case is another example of how the criminal justice system fails to provide justice for victims of police violence. It’s outrageous that there is no accountability for officers when they take a life, especially when a victim is in the midst of a mental health crisis. We need to hold these officers accountable, and we need to do more to ensure that the rights and lives of people with mental illness are respected.

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Hey, I completely understand your disappointment and frustration. It’s really disheartening when we see cases like this, where the criminal justice system doesn’t hold officers accountable for taking a life, especially when the victim is in the midst of a mental health crisis. It’s unacceptable and we need to keep fighting for change. There’s so much work to be done to ensure that the rights and lives of people with mental illness are respected. It’s a tough battle, but we can’t give up. Keep speaking out, keep pushing for accountability, and know that you’re not alone in this fight. We’re all in this together and your voice matters. Sending you support and solidarity during this difficult time.