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Kevin1a Donating Member (18 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-17-10 03:18 PM
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10. We need new guidlines for Taser usage.
I'm starting to think we need some new guidelines for Taser usage. It seems like every other instance of police brutality in the last few years has involved a cop Tasing the crap out of someone for a minor offense (like getting out of a car too slowly). Just because it is allegedly nonlethal, doesn't mean you can Tase grandma because the weeds in her front lawn are too tall. Remember Marvin Booker in Denver? Before they sat on his chest and left him facedown on the floor of his cell, they Tased him. The police seem to be adopting a "Tase now, ask questions later" approach to interacting with people, and it's not a good thing.
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  -POLICE BRUTALITY - Louisiana Cop Taunts & Tortures Man To Death DeSwiss  Oct-17-10 02:34 PM   #0 
  - Cops did not like being called pigs back in the day...  teknomanzer   Oct-17-10 02:44 PM   #1 
  - Exactly. n/t  DeSwiss   Oct-17-10 02:54 PM   #4 
  - no offense here.  unapatriciated   Oct-17-10 04:18 PM   #19 
  - Perhaps cockroach is a better term.  Dawson Leery   Oct-17-10 07:55 PM   #28 
  - There are no words to describe this nt  Xipe Totec   Oct-17-10 02:48 PM   #2 
  - Two Words: POLICE STATE n/t  DeSwiss   Oct-17-10 02:54 PM   #5 
  - When the rogue cops busted in my home at midnite, I talked loud  WingDinger   Oct-17-10 02:50 PM   #3 
  - You were lucky they didn't shoot.....  DeSwiss   Oct-17-10 02:56 PM   #6 
     - neighbors heard their smashing things. And although they said they heard the woman I was beating,  WingDinger   Oct-17-10 03:03 PM   #8 
  - I'll be glad when the day comes that I don't think of this song to post.  d_r   Oct-17-10 03:03 PM   #7 
  - After 40+ years of living in the south.....  DeSwiss   Oct-17-10 04:11 PM   #14 
     - no it will.  d_r   Oct-18-10 06:42 PM   #35 
  - What upsets me the most about most police is the fact  Bitwit1234   Oct-17-10 03:10 PM   #9 
  - Birds of a feather, etc., etc., etc....... n/t  DeSwiss   Oct-17-10 04:12 PM   #15 
  - We need new guidlines for Taser usage.  Kevin1a   Oct-17-10 03:18 PM   #10 
  - TASER: The new Cattle Prod  formercia   Oct-17-10 03:44 PM   #12 
  - New Guideline: DISCONTINUE  DeSwiss   Oct-17-10 04:13 PM   #16 
  - To me, on these types of incidents, most here miss the most important aspect of them....  HardWorkingDem   Oct-17-10 03:33 PM   #11 
  - A couple of Taser burns from it's contacts.....  DeSwiss   Oct-17-10 04:17 PM   #17 
  - You got that right...  teknomanzer   Oct-17-10 04:47 PM   #23 
  - Winnfield is a dirty little town - see my link below to see the corruption  Jumping John   Oct-17-10 04:10 PM   #13 
  - I remember reading about it before. Thanks for the reminder. n/t  DeSwiss   Oct-17-10 04:18 PM   #18 
  - The defense has a co-counsel, who is also counsel for Taser International! n/t  Jumping John   Oct-17-10 04:30 PM   #20 
  - When I was in the Navy I was exposed to CS. Cops should be tazed as training once a year.  herbm   Oct-17-10 04:38 PM   #21 
  - I've been tasered before and would prefer that to a...  HardWorkingDem   Oct-17-10 06:45 PM   #26 
     - Then you'd have no problem with being given a good stiff zot once a year in order to be a police man  herbm   Oct-18-10 09:50 AM   #32 
        - Why....  HardWorkingDem   Oct-19-10 12:21 AM   #36 
  - Sweet Jesus  me b zola   Oct-17-10 04:47 PM   #22 
  - I would say  Raoul   Oct-17-10 05:40 PM   #24 
  - Instead of a goddamn beer summit we need to get these cops under control...  scentopine   Oct-17-10 05:54 PM   #25 
  - Good advice.  midnight   Oct-17-10 11:42 PM   #30 
  - I have a heart condition and a device  sulphurdunn   Oct-17-10 07:40 PM   #27 
  - Fucking PIG  era veteran   Oct-17-10 09:02 PM   #29 
  - I thought corruption like that was only fiction n/t  intaglio   Oct-18-10 07:23 AM   #31 
  - Not only is it real, it's not all that uncommon.  ThomCat   Oct-18-10 02:19 PM   #34 
  - 17 years old?  MightyAfrodite   Oct-18-10 12:30 PM   #33 
  - Hold on, folks! This isn't "torture," it's "enhanced detention."  KansDem   Oct-19-10 09:01 AM   #37 

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