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USA – Miami Police Accused of Using “Excited Delirium” to Cover Deaths in Custody (2013-10-04)

Posted on October 4 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : More on the “excited delirium” controversy: 29 people have died in the custody of the Miami Police Department over the past decade from “excited delirium syndrome,” including more than a third involving the use of tasers on the victims. The ACLU says it is being used to shield overaggressive police tactics. […]

USA – Miami Police Accused of Using “Excited Delirium” to Cover Deaths in Custody (2013-10-04)

Posted on October 4 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Nearly 30 people have died in the custody of the Miami Police Department over the past decade from so-called “excited delirium syndrome”, most involving strong restraint measures by police, including tasers. In 2009, a task force of the American College of Emergency Physicians estimated that at least 250 people die from […]