Fullerton, California: Protesters demand ‘Justice for Kelly Thomas’ as they march on the Fullerton police department, January 18, 2014. 

Thomas, a homeless man suffering from mental illness, was killed by Fullerton police after a brutal beating captured on video tape. The two cops charged in his killing were acquitted on January 13.

Photos by Mike Chickey

I heard about that story before. It made me absolutely sick to the stomach.

I just saw the video and it’s just terrible. Why would they do that. We’re suppose to put our lives and trust in these people and then they go and do this. And what about all the other unrecorded violence done by the police and government. Now whenever I see a cop I will make sure to one thing COPS DISTURB THE PEACE. GIVE DEATH TO THE POLICE. Kelly Thomas will my motivation