Archive for the 'Coma following taser' Category

USA – Austin, Texas: Grand Jury clears officers in school tasing incident [leading to a medically induced coma] (2014-05-13)

Posted on May 13 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Grand Jury clears officers in school tasing incident, in which a High School student that ended up in a coma. An officer tasered 17-year-old Noe Niño de Rivera on Nov. 20 because he interfered as officers attempted to break up a fight between two girls. The teen hit his head as he […]

USA – San Antonio, Texas: No need for Tasers in schools (2014-02-21)

Posted on February 21 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The Texas Education Agency should ban Tasers from schools … This editorial – following the tasering of Noe Niño de Rivera last November, who fell to the floor and hit his head and was comatose for more than 50 days and may have lasting brain injuries, even though he was probably not […]

USA – Texas student tased by police exits coma, enters rehabilitation, attorney says (2014-02-04)

Posted on February 4 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A 17-year-old Texas student, Noe Nino de Rivera, who spent 52 days in a medically induced coma after police used a Taser on him at school entered a full-time rehabilitation facility Friday, following the use of a Taser by a school resource officer, who tasered him after he tried to defuse a […]

USA – Civil rights groups want Taser ban in Texas schools (2013-12-05)

Posted on December 5 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The ACLU and six other civil rights groups asked the state’s police commission to ban Tasers and pepper spray in Texas schools. This follows a brain injury to a Bastrop high school student who fell after he was shocked and remains in a coma.]] Houston Chronicle, by James Pinkerton HOUSTON — The […]

USA – Galveston, Texas: Man dies 2 days after being shocked by a Taser (2012-02-29)

Posted on February 29 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : 34-yr-old Raymond Allen Jr. died 48 hours after he was tasered and hogtied by Galveston police. He was clearly agitated prior to the incident. He had been taken to hospital where he was “unresponsive”, said his father. “He was tasered from what I hear, two to three times and hog tied” […]

USA – Florida: No justice for woman tasered to brain death (2012-02-23)

Posted on February 23 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Strangely published in the «China Daily» – which does not carry taser stories as a rule – we learn that a Florida police officer who tasered a 20-year-old US woman until she was brain dead has been cleared of wrongdoing. After she was tasered in the back she spun, fell backwards, and […]

USA – Taser jolt leaves Florida woman braindead (2012-02-22)

Posted on February 22 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The taser can be devastating ebev if the shock itself does not kill: 20-YEAR-OLD Danielle Maudsley has been left braindead after she was Tasered by police and smacked her head on the ground, after being arrested for a suspected hit-and-run in September. as footage from a police cruiser dashboard camera reveals, Trooper […]

USA – Tampa Bay, Florida: Experts say trooper’s use of Taser on woman raises questions (2012-02-18)

Posted on February 18 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : When the Taser’s prongs hit her back, 20-yr-old Danielle Maudsley, who was handcuffed, spun backward and smacked her head on the pavement. She was tasered from a few feet away. She clutched her head and struggled to rise. “I can’t get up,” she moaned, her final words. She has been in […]

UK – Police Commission (IPCC) finds police officers were right to use Taser on man having epileptic fit (2011-05-04)

Posted on May 5 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The UK Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) condones police use of the taser against Howard Swarray, becoming aggressive as he was recovering from an epileptic fit following rigorous physical training in a gymnasion. “”If he is getting aggressive I am sure 50,000 volts will stand him up.” a police officer said en […]