Cops Chased a Disabled Woman for Not Wearing a Helmet on a Mobility Scooter

  • Cops Chased a Disabled Woman for Not Wearing a Helmet on a Mobility Scooter

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    After a night of karaoke with friends in Brookings, Oregon, in November 2018, Jennifer Gayman, 50, started to make her way home on her mobility scooter—a device she’s reliant on for transportation due to her multiple disabilities.

    But two Brookings police officers stopped Gayman on her way there. 

    The cops accused her of using her scooter on a sidewalk, failing to walk it across a crosswalk, and not wearing a helmet—low-level offenses that triggered a dispute in which Gayman repeatedly brought up her rights as a disabled person. The

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