Archive for the 'Police tasering colleague' Category

USA – New York Lawsuit: Cop Tasers Cop, Innocent Man Dies (2013-12-09)

Posted on December 9 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a situation that defies imagination, NYPD officers fatally shot 29-year-old Mohamed an emotionally distressed man eight times in his Harlem apartment after one cop accidentally shot his fellow officer with a Taser, prompting the injured officer to scream “He’s stabbing me, shoot him!” This bizarre mistaken identity case, dating from October […]

USA – Pennsylvania: Snyder County Prison guard fired for Taser prank [against a prison nurse] (2013-01-07)

Posted on January 7 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Shoukld we worry about guards using tasers inside prisons? In this bizarre case, a guard tasers a prison nurse after she pulled a prank on him (involving the officer’s lunch box). He was fired, but his union (the Teamsters’ local branch) us saying “He should be disciplined, but discharging him is too […]

USA – East Spencer, North Carolina, firefighters, police officer charged with assault [tasering youth 9 times at Xmas party] (2011-12-30)

Posted on December 30 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : This is a clear case of out-of-control public officials: Fire Chief Shane Cranfield and former fire chief Allen Carlyle borrowed a Taser from on-duty police officer James Lambeth. at the fire department’s Christmas party. The two firefighters discharged the stun gun several times, scaring 18-year-old John Resino. The junior firefighter ran […]

CANADA – Ontario Provincial Police officer Tasers fellow cop (2011-10-27)

Posted on October 27 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS:  Another case of police using the taser to zap a colleague! An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) sergeant zapped a junior officer with a Taser during a dispute in the force’s Nottawasaga detachment. OPP Inspector Dave Ross provided no details but did confirm that a “conducted energy weapon was unholstered by a member during […]