Why do police target people with aspergers?

There is a man with Asperger syndrome in my neighborhood that the police keep targeting. He has slow speech and poor motor skills, they keep arresting him for being on 'drugs' and driving. They never perform a drug test but he doesn't know how to defend himself so he keeps getting convicted of things.... show more There is a man with Asperger syndrome in my neighborhood that the police keep targeting. He has slow speech and poor motor skills, they keep arresting him for being on 'drugs' and driving. They never perform a drug test but he doesn't know how to defend himself so he keeps getting convicted of things. When stressed he kind of shuts down and it makes it look worse. He has lost his job and his home over this. The police harass a lot of people around here, (yes it is redneck) but this guy in particular. He does not do drugs. He is a single father and his children have had to go live with relatives as he cannot find employment. Why doesn't the court recognize this problem and send the guy for help instead of putting him in jail all the time.
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