Archive for the 'Taser lost by police' Category

USA – Galveston, Texas Man Suffering Heart Attack Tased and Beaten to Death by Police Officers (2011-05-23)

Posted on May 24 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: We don’t usually post lawsuits until there are decisions, but Galveston police appear to have overstepped all boundaries: “Jamaal R. Valentine sought medical attention for an apparent heart attack only to be met and beaten by three La Marque police officers.” Motorists calls 911 for medical emergency, the police are first responders […]

UK – Tasers: West Yorkshire Police force admits losing Taser: Amnesty International response (2011-04-08)

Posted on April 8 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Most interesting ion this post is the last paragraph: “Over the last ten years, from 2001 to March 2011, Amnesty International has recorded that 458 people have died after being struck by a Taser in the USA.” – This figure is much higher than Amnesty International had previously calculated. The loss of […]