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FHP trooper cleared in use of Taser, put woman in vegetative state

http://www.tampabay.com

PINELLAS PARK — One day last September, Danielle Maudsley, clad in handcuffs, bolted out the door of a Florida Highway Patrol substation after she had been arrested in a hit-and-run case.

A dashboard video camera in a patrol cruiser in the parking lot captured Trooper Daniel Cole chasing her. Cole was only a few feet behind her when he pulled out his Taser and fired its electric probes into her back.

Maudsley spun, fell backward and smacked her head on the asphalt parking lot. She lay there, bleeding and crying as Cole stood over her. Then she went unconscious.

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Created by masshole 2 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 7 weeks ago
Category: Bad Cop   Tags:
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The Taserification of America

http://www.alternet.org

The whole justification for police to get tasers in the first place was to subdue potentially violent suspects -- but it's gone way, way, past that.

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Created by THCPower 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 49 weeks ago
Category: Firearms, Guns and Weapons   Tags:

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