Archive for the 'Sexual abuse' Category

USA – Lawsuit: Arkansas Cop Chased and Tased Woman After She Refused to Show Him Her Breasts – At her job, no less. (2013-10-31)

Posted on October 31 2013 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : A city cop in Arkansas chased a woman through her workplace, shooting a Taser at her, because she refused to show him her breasts, the woman claims in court. This was in December 2011. He first threatened her with a taser and when she ran away tasered her. Ashlea Bennett […]

INDONESIA – Jakarta Women Told to Carry Pepper Spray, Tasers to Avoid Rape (2012-01-24)

Posted on January 24 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Tasers to keep away sexual predators? Bad advice! Victim-blaming Indonesian police are echoing TASER Inc.’s claim that tasers “protect the innocent”, and women particularly. A completely unsubstantiated claim – and a tasered attacker is sure to become more violent. What’s neded is better policing!]] Following a string of sexual assaults committed on […]

USA – El Centro, California: Horrific moment transgender woman was tasered in crotch by rangers when they found out she was born a man (2011-12-06)

Posted on December 6 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : A clear case of taser abuse?  Video in the link at the end. In this story in the English tabloid Daily Mail – intended to be provocative – the Bureau of Land Management Rangers taser a woman. Ms Brooke Fantelli said the ranger allegedly first accused some in her group of […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – Longueil: Suspect recherché: un agresseur sexuel au Taser sévirait à Longueuil [Sexual aggressor armed with taser on the loose in Longueil, Quebec] (2011-06-03)

Posted on June 4 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Police put out a search-warrant on a man who sexually attacked women twice in the southern Montreal suburb of Longueil, armed with a taser … another case of tasers becoming a weapon of choice in criminal circles … ]] 2011-06-03 17:31:00 La Presse Canadienne MONTRÉAL – La police de Longueuil est à […]

USA – Olympia, Washington State, agrees to pay woman Tasered at city jail $260,000 (2011-04-05)

Posted on April 5 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The city of Olympia has reached a $260,000 settlement with Cynthia Brown, who was illegally strip-searched and shot with a Taser in the city jail in 2008, when she refused to strip-search in front of 3 male officers. “Despite settling the matter, the city denied liability.”]] The Olympian, by MATT BATCHELDOR OLYMPIA […]

USA – Boise, Idaho, Man sodomized with Taser will receive six-figure settlement (2010-02-10)

Posted on February 20 2010 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This post has been widely circulated in the blog community but we have been unable to find a regular news outlet that has reported the story clearly. “To be confirmed” “The City of Boise [pop. 206,000] wants to make it clear that they are not admitting guilt in the case of a […]