Police Break Bad: RIP Kelly Thomas

Kelly Thomas (April 5, 1974 -- July 10, 2011) was a homeless man diagnosed with schizophrenia who lived on the streets of Fullerton, California. He died five days after an altercation with members of the Fullerton Police Department on July 5, 2011. Fullerton police Officer Manuel Ramos was charged with second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. Cpl. Jay Cicinelli was charged with involuntary manslaughter and excessive use of force. On January 13, 2014, Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli were found not guilty and acquitted of all charges in relation to the death of Kelly Thomas. 

 

Police Break Bad is an ongoing series of short videos highlighting police brutality from around the world, cataloging the many instances in major events and day to day life.

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Music: Le Moulin by Yann Tiersen

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