Archive for the 'FBI (US)' Category

USA – Two former South Carolina police officers indicted for using taser multiple times on victim (2014-04-23)

Posted on April 23 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A rare case of police being charged for taser abuse: Two former Marion Police officers were indicted on federal charges Wednesday in connection with an April 2013 incident in which they allegedly used their tasers multiple times on a female citizen. In convicted, each defendant faces a maximum sentence of 10 years […]

USA – Allegheny County, Pensylvania: Number of hits DA’s focus in Millvale Taser case (2013-01-19)

Posted on January 19 2013 by admin

 [[Summary / Comments : Allegheny County prosecutors are trying to determine how many times a Millvale police officer stunned a handcuffed man, Thomas J. Smith, 27, – who has a host of mental health issues as his family has indicated – last fall in an incident that was captured on video. “Tasers are weapons. They’re […]

USA – Portland, Oregon: Feds crack down on police brutality nationwide [$1.6-million settlement] (2011-08-10)

Posted on August 10 2011 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Chasse told CBS News chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian that his son wouldn’t hurt anyone. “This is a guy who couldn’t lift 35 pounds,” Chasse said. “And they say he was struggling.” Video shows Chasse being carried through the jail on his way to the hospital. He never made it. […]