Archive for the 'Police deny taser use' Category

USA – A federal case in Colwyn, Philadelphia [a police-officer tasers a 16-yr-old shackled to a bench] (2012-11-17)

Posted on November 17 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A clear case of police/taser abuse, resulting in no charges against the police-officer involved: A Delaware County judge acquitted former Colwyn police Cpl. Trevor Parham of charges related to the Tasering of Da’Qwan Jackson, then 16, while he was shackled to a bench in a holding cell. He was cursing and ineffectually […]

USA – Salt Lake City – Lawsuit: Police use of Taser caused Salt Lake City man’s death. Police insist no Taser was used (2012-09-06)

Posted on September 6 2012 by admin

[[Summary / Comments : A cover-up? Clearly an independent inquiry is needed here. Since the taser leaves no biotrace, police may deny its use, even when death occurs and, in this case, witnesses clearly heard the police saying they’d used it, juts prior to Alan Keith Nelson’s death from cardiac arrest … There is no […]

USA – New Mexico: Tasering Fallout Growing at Albuquerque Police Department (2012-08-21)

Posted on August 21 2012 by admin

[[Summary / Comments : An Albuquerque police commander is under scrutiny for the way he handled an investigation into two officers’ use of their Tasers in May 2012, after news media were refused access to videocam recordings. The police eventually released videos of the incident, in which one man was tasered repeatedly and another punched […]