Our plan, to track all incidents of taser torture against black folks....

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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Black Man Tasered From Bridge charged

Source: Canwest News Service

What We Think About Taser Abuse

A Black man seriously injured last month when he fell backward and hit his head on the sidewalk after being tasered by police has been released from hospital. Now, he's facing charges.

Police say the 43-year-old man got into an argument with a family member at a home on Aug. 10. Officers were called. When the man refused to drop a knife, he was struck with a Taser dart - ''an electronic control device was deployed to gain control of a very volatile situation,'' police Constable More HERE

What We Think About Taser Abuse

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Taser misuse has led to controversy across the country.

Tasered While Black.

We are not against taser use as an alternative to deadly force. We are however against taser abuse by police who would use of a taser on the young, elderly, pregnant or physically frail; people offering passive, rather than active resistance; and restrained prisoners.

The publisher of this blog is available to conduct presentations on the issue of taser use for police agencies, governmental bodies, and groups in the U.S. and abroad.

Contact him via email at: tasedwhileblack@gmail.com

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