Steve Pitman

National Association on Mental Illness

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President of the Orange County chapter of the National Association on Mental Illness

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More than a month ago a 37-year-old, homeless schizophrenic was beaten by six Fullerton police officers.

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More than a month ago a 37-year-old, homeless schizophrenic was beaten by six Fullerton police officers.

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