Good thing there's no police problem in America, right?
Melissa Boarts was threatening suicide over the weekend when her family decided to call 911 in an effort to get their daughter some help.
Apparently, the 36-year-old suffered from bipolar disorder and told her parents she was going to slit her wrists before getting into her car and leaving their home in Auburn, Alabama on Sunday.
Melissa's parents and twin sister tried to follow her, but eventually lost track of her SUV and called local police to intervene before she hurt herself.
However, when the officers finally arrived, instead of calming her down, they shot her to death when she aggressively exited the vehicle.
The family is now seeking legal action for their daughter's murder. Attorney Julian McPhillips released a statement on Tuesday, saying: