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AUSTRALIA – Review of police lockup Taser ban (2014-06-04)

Posted on June 4 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Should tasers be used in prison-cells (“lock-ups”) ? The aboriginal community says No” – particularly since were two police officers were given suspended jail sentences for assaulting Kevin Spratt who was tasered 13 times at the East Perth Watch House in 2008. But police are arguing for their re-introduction: tasers would be […]

USA – Muscatine County, Iowa Democrats say sheriff is ‘covering up’ details in Taser case (2014-01-24)

Posted on January 24 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A County Sheriff Dave White is refusing to publicly disclose how he determined that no rules or policies were broken during an incident on 7 October 2013 where one of his jail employees used a Taser four times on a mentally disabled woman in an effort to force her to change her […]