*I counted them all. Just short of a dozen SLO workers, at one time of another, all from different departments, were standing there in their gloves, Armour masks or plain clothes, watching, on January 22, 2017, as a naked man writhing in obvious distress, lay on a cold, cement floor until he was motionless.
Andrew Holland, 36, was a medically diagnosed schizophrenic man, incarcerated for god only knows what. As the graphic videos will show, he had been in solitary confinement for most of his 16 months at San Luis Obispo County Jail and for the last 48 hours of his life, he was fully restrained in a chair, wearing one of those headpieces best described as similar to the one worn by Anthony Hopkins in the 1991 film, ‘The Silence of the Lambs.’
Why it would take a half dozen men dressed in tactical gear to contain one man is beyond comprehension. And even people just standing around watching were wearing gloves.
A real time example of how our tax dollars are being used. But that’s a story for another day.
But I will say this right now: These people, every single one of them, led by and under the watch of SLO County Sheriff Parkinson are an absolute embarrassment to humanity. Continue reading