Archive for the 'Physically handicapped' Category

USA – Disabled man sues Syracuse, New York police, Centro over tasering on bus (2014-02-12)

Posted on February 12 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A disabled man, Brad Hulett, 35, sued police and the local bus company today over officers’ use of a Taser to remove him from a bus last spring because he would not sit down. The tasering was captured on video by a surveillance camera above the driver’s seat. Mr Hulett suffered a […]

USA – Florida: Flagler sheriff opts to keep Tasers in schools (2013-01-13)

Posted on January 13 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Deputies will continue to carry Tasers in Flagler County middle, high and alternative schools, devel;oping a specvial policy with teenagers and adolescents. No tasers have yet been used, but some parents – speaking for the NAACPO – protested at their presence after a special education student at Flagler Palm Coast High School […]

UK – Young disabled Pakistani man tasered & assaulted by police on New Year’s Eve in Staffordshire (2012-01-06)

Posted on January 6 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Pakistani Aslam was stopped by the police on New Year’s Eve after leaving a petrol station on the M6 without paying for £20 worth of petrol. During this, despite being disabled and being in a wheelchair he was attacked by a number of officers with batons/koshes and tasered and was subsequently denied […]