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  • Image of Paul Schlosser III, who is diagnosed with bipolar disorder and depression, being pepper sprayed on June 10, 2012 by a correctional officer at the Maine Correctional Center in Windham, Maine. The image is a screengrab of a video of the incident which was taken by officers at the prison, and which is posted on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MN4ngibpHs
    May 12, 2015

    Jail and prison staff throughout the United States have used unnecessary, excessive, and even malicious force against prisoners with mental disabilities, Human Rights Watch charged in a report released today.

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