Archive for the 'Volunteer police refuse tasering' Category

USA – North Carolina: Former Salisbury officer cries foul following firing [after refusing to submit to voluntary’ taser shocks] (2013-01-05)

Posted on January 5 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Kenny Lane, a 22-year police veteran refused to be voluntarily tasered during a mandatory training meeting last August. He had been told taser-users had the option of being shocked by the department-issued Taser. But when he arrived, he was told he had to receive a shock. He was later fired for insubordination, […]

USA – Waynesboro, Georgia, Police Officer Who Refused Taser Training – Still Off The Job (2011-11-04)

Posted on November 3 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : Police Officer Curt Saint Germaine, with 22 years service, who refused “voluntary” tasering due to a heart condition known by his employers, is re-instated by the local sheriff after being fired for his refusal. As the local judge comments to the journalist: “If he’s not going to be tased, don’t carry it. […]

USA: Waynesboro, Georgia: Shocking Twist: Firing Of Waynesboro Police Officer For Refusing To Be Tasered Revoked (2011-11-03)

Posted on November 3 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: Police Department officer is still in shock, after he was fired for not getting tasered as part of a training exercise. But, a week after the officer was fired, Waynesboro’s Police Chief revoked it, and now that officer says he’s not sure what to expect. – This raises the whole question of the […]

USA – Waynesboro, Georgia, police officer gets fired after refusing to get tased (2011-10-26)

Posted on October 26 2011 by admin

JUST POSTED …(October 2011)  [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A former Waynesboro police officer is out of a job after he refused to get tased. Police-officer Curt St. Germaine refused to be voluntarily tasered since his doctor advised him not to do so – he’s twice had a heart attack. The police were required to receive taser […]

USA – Indianapolis, Indiana: Deputy who refused Taser shock has lawsuit dismissed (2011-05-07)

Posted on May 7 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former deputy who said he was wrongly fired by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department after refusing to receive a shock from a Taser.” The Judge stated: “Taser exposure “does not result in long-term damage and teaches deputies first-hand the effects of the […]