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CANADA – Edmonton, Alberta: ASIRT confirms Taser used on man, 39, during arrest, (2013-10-28)

Posted on October 28 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team that an unnamed man in serious condition in hospital had been tasered, following a fight between a man and a woman on October 24th. His age is 39. No further information is being released (such as whether he was tasered 3 times, as a witness has […]

CANADA – Edmonton Police not responsible for death of Tasered man with ‘super-human’ strength [Jeff Oatway in 2012] (2013-09-05)

Posted on September 5 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has concluded that Edmonton police are not responsible for the in-custody death of a 34-yr-old Jeff Oatway who was Tasered on April 11, 2012. He was clearly out-of-control (read: psychiatric distress) and the taser “had no effect and he continued to struggle” (?). While […]