The death of Gregory Edwards, a US Army combat veteran with PTSD in the Brevard County jail has many upset and looking for answers. After reading the full article in the Florida Today newspaper, I was crying. (Read: A death in custody: Army veteran’s treatment in Brevard jail violated sheriff’s office policies)
As a retired veteran with PTSD and a man who was tortured and spent time in prison, I couldn’t stop thinking about how this could have been me. What stands out the most and should concern everyone is, why doesn’t the Brevard County Sheriff release the video they have of the altercation in the booking area? The Sheriff contends that everything was justified. If it is justified as the Sheriff says, why not just release the video and let people see what happened.
Trust in government, trust in law enforcement, trust in our institutions is Read More