Dontre Hamilton

Dontre Hamilton was a 31 years old man,
he had a history of mental illness.

In 2014, the day of his death, he was just sleeping peacefully in the park.

Two officers checked on hi twice and found that he was doign nothing wrong.
That was until Officer Manney arrived, Manney began to pat Dontre down, that’s when Dontre woke up and fought the officer.
A confrontation ensued, and the officer shot Dontre 14 times.

Dontre died that day.

As a result of this event and subsequent protests, Milwaukee police officers were equipped with body cameras.

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