downs syndrome http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Death of Disabled Man Results in Calls for New Police Standards http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/death-disabled-man-results-calls-new-police-standards <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Maryland lawmaker is calling for statewide standards relating to approaching the disabled, after a man with Down syndrome died when police tried to remove him from a movie theater.</p><p>Del. Heather Mizeur asked Gov. Martin O'Malley in a letter Tuesday to launch an investigation under the state's health department.</p><p>Mizeur, a Montgomery County Democrat who is running for governor, requested a commission be formed to design statewide standards for workforce training.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:00:44 +0000 Don Rush 39004 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Death of Disabled Man Results in Calls for New Police Standards