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harvey007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-17-09 08:54 PM
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7. No child deserves to be tasered
The appropriate child protective agencies need to investigate this situation immediately to protect the child.

http://www.amnestyusa.org/us-human-rights/taser-abuse/p...
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  -Police Officer Uses Taser On 10-Year-Old Girl spotbird  Nov-17-09 08:24 PM   #0 
  - Wonder how many will be here to defend this one...  FiveGoodMen   Nov-17-09 08:25 PM   #1 
  - I won't defend this specific action, since there is way too little info...  TheMadMonk   Nov-17-09 09:36 PM   #11 
  - Excellent point, TheMadMonk. Just goes to show that there are ALWAYS two sides to  bertman   Nov-17-09 09:47 PM   #15 
  - You must not be in very good physical condition.  PSPS   Nov-17-09 10:09 PM   #16 
  - .  djohn36   Nov-17-09 10:59 PM   #22 
  - Little jolt, huh? Care to elaborate on "the ignorance"?  Mithreal   Nov-18-09 12:37 AM   #26 
  - Bwahaha clearly any person who can't subdue a TEN year old couldn't break an arm  Indenturedebtor   Nov-18-09 12:59 AM   #28 
  - ten year old  katkat   Nov-18-09 06:22 AM   #40 
  - And that includes this child's mother!  marshall   Nov-18-09 11:00 AM   #62 
  - Enjoy your stay  saigon68   Nov-18-09 06:21 AM   #39 
  - Oh, the ignorance!  smoogatz   Nov-18-09 09:26 AM   #52 
  - Hi, troll...  Hepburn   Nov-18-09 09:27 AM   #53 
  - Wow, and you think he's ignorant.  superconnected   Nov-18-09 11:05 AM   #64 
  - I so agree with you. The ignorance here is overwhelming.  rhett o rick   Nov-18-09 09:35 PM   #69 
  - You must think the cops around here can adjust their tazors for children  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Nov-29-09 08:34 AM   #71 
  - Yes if you are willing to risk the child seriously injuring themself.  TheMadMonk   Nov-18-09 08:54 AM   #46 
  - Hasn't anyone on that police force had training in the martial arts?  Hepburn   Nov-18-09 09:31 AM   #54 
  - And there is the rub...  WriteDown   Nov-18-09 09:20 AM   #50 
  - Anyone working in mental institutions knows how to  Fir   Dec-26-09 03:40 AM   #72 
  - How could anyone defend this  Ter   Nov-18-09 03:24 AM   #35 
  - Well there are a few Cop Enablers here  saigon68   Nov-18-09 06:25 AM   #41 
     - And a 96 lb (female) cop was supposed to somehow figure out how to restrain,...  TheMadMonk   Nov-18-09 09:20 AM   #49 
        - This Isn't Going To Be Popular...  jayfish   Nov-18-09 09:52 AM   #55 
           - She wasn't. She was a campus cop in a grade school.  TheMadMonk   Nov-18-09 10:30 AM   #60 
  - i'm surprised at most of the posters here  mimitabby   Nov-18-09 11:35 AM   #65 
  - WTF?  abelenkpe   Nov-17-09 08:26 PM   #2 
  - +1  sakabatou   Nov-17-09 08:30 PM   #4 
  - This story is all kinds of messed up.  Robb   Nov-17-09 08:29 PM   #3 
  - What's he going to say?  spotbird   Nov-17-09 08:31 PM   #5 
  - My point is not to excuse the officer.  Robb   Nov-18-09 07:21 AM   #44 
  - Suppose the mother had said to shoot her if necessary--would that be okay with him? nt  tblue37   Nov-17-09 08:49 PM   #6 
  - No child deserves to be tasered  harvey007   Nov-17-09 08:54 PM   #7 
  - Recommendations for Law Enforcement  harvey007   Nov-17-09 08:56 PM   #8 
  - I prefer tranq darts. nt  WriteDown   Nov-18-09 09:21 AM   #51 
  - "...I want to know how the heck in God's green earth can they get away with this,"  unkachuck   Nov-17-09 09:00 PM   #9 
  - Sickening. nt  Seldona   Nov-17-09 11:13 PM   #23 
  - If I were that cop  Canuckistanian   Nov-17-09 09:23 PM   #10 
  - Assuming,  Frosty cupcake   Nov-18-09 12:09 AM   #25 
  - what's the point of all the physical training and requirements if they use weapons like this  CreekDog   Nov-18-09 01:25 AM   #30 
  - So how low will we allow this go to? 8 years? 6 years? 4?????? WTF/KNR/nt  wroberts189   Nov-17-09 09:36 PM   #12 
  - So I guess the use of so called "non-lethal force" by 50k volts was justified ...  wroberts189   Nov-17-09 09:41 PM   #13 
  - Have they managed to turn 'less than lethal' into 'non-lethal?'  Seldona   Nov-17-09 11:15 PM   #24 
     - I am sure they are working on it . +1 nt  wroberts189   Nov-18-09 01:28 AM   #31 
  - Cops are mobile discipline patrols now?  FreedomRain   Nov-17-09 09:46 PM   #14 
  - Arkansas.  Alcibiades   Nov-17-09 10:19 PM   #17 
  - Um, this sort of incident has happened in lost of places  Art_from_Ark   Nov-17-09 10:39 PM   #21 
     - But do they say it's OK for the cops to taze them?  Alcibiades   Nov-18-09 09:59 AM   #56 
  - i arrested a guy once for grabbing my groin  paulsby   Nov-17-09 10:29 PM   #18 
  - Welcome to the Police States of AmeriKKKa...  RoccoR5955   Nov-17-09 10:34 PM   #19 
  - "The land of the free..."  New Dawn   Nov-17-09 10:37 PM   #20 
  - cops are called in to deal with temper tantrums now?  harmonicon   Nov-18-09 12:46 AM   #27 
  - Replete with their fun, child-incapacitating weapons, apparently  Echo In Light   Nov-18-09 10:03 AM   #57 
  - The fact that the mom calls the cops could mean it was a lot more than a "tantrum"  Recursion   Nov-18-09 03:44 PM   #66 
  - a threat?  barbtries   Nov-18-09 01:01 AM   #29 
  - The Feingold Diet would dramatically change the girls  mackerel   Nov-18-09 01:49 AM   #32 
     - She needed more ionic silver. Lot's more. nt  WriteDown   Nov-18-09 10:25 AM   #59 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Nov-18-09 01:49 AM   #33 
  - Very appropriate grovelbot. Donate to Treehouse for Kids.  uppityperson   Nov-18-09 03:27 AM   #36 
     - Only if we get to tazer them, too. n/t  Sabriel   Nov-18-09 10:58 AM   #61 
  - No America isn't the world.  Boudica the Lyoness   Nov-18-09 02:43 AM   #34 
  - I say taser anyone  tomhayes   Nov-18-09 03:50 AM   #37 
  - What to expect  edwardian   Nov-18-09 06:11 AM   #38 
  - cop taze my child, cop gonna taste fist. with a side order of boot via ass  CBGLuthier   Nov-18-09 06:30 AM   #42 
  - CBGLuthier  katkat   Nov-18-09 06:47 AM   #43 
  - I'm concerned that our police may be getting worn out.  sofa king   Nov-18-09 07:30 AM   #45 
  - Well, she could have looked like this  snooper2   Nov-18-09 09:01 AM   #47 
  - If this was some sort of freakishly large ten-year-old with really severe  smoogatz   Nov-18-09 09:20 AM   #48 
  - I seriously doubt there wasn't  showpan   Nov-18-09 10:12 AM   #58 
  - What if this was a larger-than-average 10-year-old on PCP? NT  Recursion   Nov-18-09 03:46 PM   #67 
  - ''no matter what their age." In other words 3 year olds aren't safe either.  superconnected   Nov-18-09 11:04 AM   #63 
  - This mother committed "Child abuse by cop"  Cowpunk   Nov-18-09 05:54 PM   #68 
  - I can see both sides of this issue. assalting a police officer is a felony,  Devil_Fish   Nov-18-09 10:11 PM   #70 
 

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