Activists are outraged over a Denver Police body camera video that shows an officer using a Taser on an unarmed homeless man. “He took an innocent step forward and got tased,” said John Holland, the man’s attorney. The incident happened back in last June after police were called to the scene on alleged reports of a fight between homeless men. In […]
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Officer Eric Whipple is making news after breaking up a fight and threatening people with his gun, though he claims it was his taser. The only problem for the Atlanta Police Department officer is that he was 40+ miles outside of the city limits, and he wasn’t on duty at the time. To make matters worse, Officer Whipple was in […]
ST. LOUIS — On Friday night, police and protesters clashed outside Busch Stadium. A Black Lives Matter demonstration involving a few dozen activists led to eight arrests, two of which included the use of stun guns by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’s bike patrol unit, according to police. Among those hit was a newly elected school board director from […]
One small-town South Carolina police officer was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison and a second to a year and a day for unnecessarily shocking a mentally disabled woman with a Taser at least eight times. Franklin Brown received the longer sentence because he shocked 40-year-old Melissa Davis […]