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USA – Civil rights groups want Taser ban in Texas schools (2013-12-05)

Posted on December 5 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The ACLU and six other civil rights groups asked the state’s police commission to ban Tasers and pepper spray in Texas schools. This follows a brain injury to a Bastrop high school student who fell after he was shocked and remains in a coma.]] Houston Chronicle, by James Pinkerton HOUSTON — The […]

USA – Austin, Minnesota officers sued over ‘excessive force’ (2012-10-05)

Posted on October 5 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Scott Sheeley, 50, claims that two Austin police officers restrained, handcuffed and shocked him with a stun gun at least four times as he suffered a seizure in the basement of his house last November. Mr Sheeley’s brother, Dustin Sheeley, had called 911 for medical help and told dispatch he thought his […]