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USA – Shelby-Utica, Missouri: Unfazed by Taser, Retail Fraud Suspect Plows Through Frigid Utica Pond, Police Say (2013-02-08)

Posted on February 8 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Is tasering appropriate when there is no violence threatenede? Officers tried to stop a man who stole a $300 headphone from a store, he ran through the parking lot toward the rear of the store. A police officer deployed his Taser, hitting him with one probe but he continued on, the […]

USA – Ironton, Ohio: City settles in wrongful death lawsuit (2011-02-16)

Posted on February 16 2011 by admin

[[Globalshock: An Ironton man died after falling in the river to flee police aiming the taser at him and after they tasered him while he was in the water. His family’s lawyer demanded $2-million, a settlement was reach for an undisclosed amount, the police not admitting to any blame.]] The City of Ironton has settled […]