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USA – Indianapolis, Indiana: Taser incident spurs bill filing. Proposal requires officers to get training about Alzheimer’s (2013-01-09)

Posted on January 9 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A politician has introduced legislation requiring law enforcement officers to attend training on how to interact with people with Alzheimer’s disease, following the tasering last year of a 64-year-old nursing home resident with advance-stage Alzheimer’s. James Howard, 64, was Tasered five times at a Nursing Home. “As Alzheimer’s becomes more prevalent, instances […]